Friday, June 20, 2008
Photographic Portrait of the Month February 2008
Me, Myself & I (Thandie Newton)
Digital bromide print, 7 June 2007
Photographed in a Chanel lace dress for Jenny Dyson's Rubbish magazine (Volume 2).
by Lorenzo Agius
Born Thandiwe Adjewa Newton in Zambia where she was raised before moving to Penzance, Cornwall and studying Anthropology at Downing College, University of Cambridge. Newton made her film debut in Flirting (1991) and became widely recognised for the title role in the screen adaption of Toni Morrison's Beloved (1998). She played the female lead in Mission: Impossible II (2000) and appeared on television in ER (2003-5). Newton was awarded a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for her role opposite Matt Dillon in Crash (2006) and stars in Guy Ritchie's RocknRolla to be released later this year.