Thandie Newton (born Melanie Thandiwe Newton) is a British actor born in London on November 6, 1972. She is the child of Nyasha and Nick Newton. Thandie has three children: Ripley Parker, Nico Parker, and an unnamed third child.
Newton attended the Humphry Davy School and later studied at Downing College, the University of Cambridge. She pursued a career in acting and is now the mother of fellow actor Nico Parker.