Because the begin of her profession, Thandiwe Newton has been identified merely as Thandie, and that is all due to one typo.
The quilt star of Vogue‘s Could subject reveals that from this level ahead, she wish to be often known as Thandiwe, the identify given to her by her mother and father. She tells the style journal, “That is my identify. It is at all times been my identify. I am taking again what’s mine.”
In line with the Westworld actress, the “w” in her identify was not noted on her first film credit score. Slightly than appropriate the typo, she adopted the moniker as her stage identify.
Going again to her beginning identify is simply one of many methods Thandiwe is taking possession of her life and her profession. The 48-year-old actress tells Vogue she’s “not for rent anymore,” as a result of she feels she wasn’t being true to herself in previous roles.
“Wherever I place myself now, I do not need to be a part of the issue, I need to be a part of the answer,” she explains. “I am not going to talk your story or say your phrases if I do not really feel they may’ve come from me.”