Thandie Newton

It’s Famous Friday!

2019-03-28T17:43:01+00:00March 28th, 2019|

Nico Parker Nico is a British actress. She stars in Disney’s reboot of Dumbo. She is fourteen years old and this is her first movie. Her mother is British actress Thandie Newton and her father is writer-director Ol Parker.  Nico’s parents are in the entertainment industry, but she told the Hollywood Reporter, “When it came to acting, I didn’t really want advice. It was very much my own experience.” Her father did help her with making her audition tape by videoing her on the kitchen floor and giving her a [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2019-01-24T19:51:35+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Thandie Newton Melanie Thandiwe "Thandie" Newton, daughter of Zimbabwean Princess, Nyasha and English laboratory technician and artist, Nick Newton, was born November 6, 1972.  Thandie grew up in the town of Penzance in Cornwall, England. She grew up in a basically all white community, so as a child she felt out of place because of her skin color.  Thandie states that as a child “I used to feel - as neither white nor black, but as a bridge between both.”  I think this is a great message for everyone. We [...]

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