Hot Leg: Thandie Newton At The Elle Style Awards

February 15th, 2011 5:00pm EST

Thandie Newton Thandie Newton attended the Elle Style Awards in London yesterday looking sexy in a purple halter top dress with a low neckline. She also showed off her long legs on the red carpet.

Fun facts about Thandie:

-She was born in Zambia in 1972 to a Zimbabwean mother and British father who moved their family to London when she was four.

-Her full name, Thandiwe, means "beloved." In 1998 she starred in "Beloved," an adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel.

-Early in her career she starred opposite Nicole Kidman (1991's "Flirting") and Tom Cruise (1994's "Interview With the Vampire). She reunited onscreen with Cruise in 2000's Mission: Impossible II.

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