Melanie Thandiwe Newton OBE (//; born 6 November 1972) is a British actress. She has performed in numerous British and American movies, including The Pursuit of Happyness and Mission: Impossible II. She was born in London to a black Zimbabwean mother and white British father. She grew up in Africa, London and Penzance.
Newton at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Melanie Thandiwe Newton
6 November 1972
|Alma mater||Downing College, Cambridge|
Ol Parker (m. 1998)
She married English writer/director/producer Ol Parker in 1998. The couple have two daughters: Ripley, born in 2000, and Nico, born in 2004. Her daughters are named after the character Ellen Ripley in the Alien movies and the singer Nico.
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