Uma Thurman

Age: 43
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action thrillers. She is best known for her work under the direction of Quentin Tarantino. Her most popular films include Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Pulp Fiction (1994), Gattaca (1997) and Kill Bill (2003–2004). Thurman's mother, Nena Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge, was a fashion model born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1941, to German-born Friedrich Karl Johannes von Schlebrügge, and Swedish-born Birgit Holmquist, from Trelleborg. Thurman's father, Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman (August 3, 1941), was born in New York City to Elizabeth Dean Farrar, a stage actress, and Beverly Reid Thurman, Jr., an Associated Press editor and U.N. translator. Thurman grew up mostly in Amherst, Massachusetts and Woodstock, New York. She is described as having been an awkward and introverted girl who was teased for her tall frame, angular bone structure, and unusual name (sometimes using the name “Uma Karen” instead of her birth name). Thurman began her career as a fashion model at age 15. Her modeling credits included Glamour Magazine. In 1989, she appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine's annual Hot issue. Thurman made her movie debut in 1988, appearing in four films that year. Her breakthrough came in her role as Cecile de Volanges in Dangerous Liaisons. While living in London after shooting Dangerous Liaisons, she began dating director Phil Joanou. On the set of State of Grace, she met English actor Gary Oldman. They were married in 1990, but the marriage ended in 1992. On May 1, 1998, Thurman married actor Ethan Hawke, whom she met on the set of Gattaca. Thurman acknowledged that they had married because she was pregnant – seven months at their wedding. The marriage produced two children, daughter Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke (July 8, 1998) and son Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke (January 15, 2002). In 2003, Thurman and Hawke separated, and in 2004 they filed for divorce. Director Quentin Tarantino has described Thurman as his "muse". However, in a 2004 Rolling Stone cover story, Thurman and Tarantino denied having had a romantic relationship, despite Tarantino once having told a reporter, “I’m not saying that we haven’t, and I’m not saying that we have”. Thurman owns a townhouse in New York's Greenwich Village, but lives in Hyde Park, New York. Raised as a Buddhist, she considers herself agnostic. Thurman dated Andre Balazs from 2004 to 2006. She was engaged to London based Franco-Swiss financier Arpad Busson, whom she began dating in late 2007.

Movie Character Year
Y2rl0okmfzhpbaqypfsjmlmoxwp Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Kushana (English version) 1984
K5zahbf1impx5tyyac5es8wkmu7 Johnny Be Good Georgia Elkans 1988
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75slren0rcb2ng18cce82s00hi5 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Venus / Rose 1989
Fqc46nglniemzbv5xhoyluowon5 Robin Hood Maid Marian 1991
Y3kcshlvg6vm3kz8ljimi2wyfa0 Final Analysis Diana Baylor 1992
Kxygrge99fmaupmyhksphrqo5jy Jennifer Eight Helena Robertson 1992
Zsg5ngbma9bcc72ynrlcmgmswth Mad Dog and Glory Glory 1993
Dm2w364mscsjff8pfmbawucwrr Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace 1994
O4qrwinpxmhpbrcql3ld2r0oazm The Truth About Cats & Dogs Noelle 1996
Zeeqev0bekllvmfqnmbpbr0kr0a Batman & Robin Dr. Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy 1997
Gzmixr0qfatj0sivfawqgqooeva Gattaca Irene Cassini 1997
D1mh5fg3gbzfludhyswknptbmut The Golden Bowl Charlotte Stant 2000
Td8ruf810l2emhfo9lowi1fsyum Kill Bill: Vol. 1 The Bride 2003
Fvp8i0d21mmbpd0z8hmegzxmkgu Paycheck Dr. Rachel Porte 2003
God5dfjvs0skoceyj0k4nv01sbo Kill Bill: Vol. 2 The Bride 2004
6vni3uz9d0bsrwslomnm6rz1ee2 Be Cool Edie Athens 2005
Htjsyyvldpmyvjl84qphgkqlhiz Prime Rafi Gardet 2005
Ifz7pnoeudizmcjrd52pzkmkdhm The Producers Ulla 2005
Ap7lauoywcuuvk9kvmdj2fndqy7 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Jenny Johnson 2006
Up4a1q5j1i8teu6vzjx998tfgjv The Accidental Husband Dr. Emma Lloyd 2008
4ye6wqg7kmdvg9u1uo2xxythkrw Motherhood Eliza Welsh 2009
Iycuyff95pdxiqatvtzss9nlj4f Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief Medusa 2010
3usctap4ylwxk60yakarw87jhjl Ceremony Zoe 2010
2l4bnuqrqpgxfidupzcsvkcluos Kill Bill : The Whole Bloody Affair Beatrix kiddo 2011
Qsgoilppnjjj16zj8hflgoerdxq Playing for Keeps Patti 2012
8jilcz2x2fjqizihe7oihgfw4y0 Movie 43 Fake Lois Lane 2013
Mbyd019yurjmy9efjglel9kja8x Love, Marilyn 2013
4w0bxdbrcpbqijoqkhtzfug527j Nymph()maniac: Vol. II Mrs. H 2013
Nh8k1effg2mk3xwapa1ccjij5bi Nymphomaniac 2014
3lve9os8fjpx1vgtdt9vfnbqs5f Nymphomaniac: Vol. I Mrs. H 2014