Uma Thurman

Actor, Celebrity

1970 –

48

Who is Uma Thurman?

Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Following early roles in films such as Dangerous Liaisons, she rose to international prominence in 1994 following her role in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. She starred in several more films throughout the 1990s such as The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Batman & Robin, Gattaca and Les Misérables.

She won a Golden Globe Award for the miniseries Hysterical Blindness. Her career was revitalized when she reunited with director Quentin Tarantino to play the central role in two Kill Bill films which brought her an additional two Golden Globe Award nominations and a BAFTA Award nomination.

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Born
Apr 29, 1970
Boston
Also known as
  • U
  • Uma Karen
  • Uma Karuna Thurman
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Agnosticism
Ethnicity
  • Swedish American
  • German American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Amherst Regional Middle School
  • Northfield Mount Hermon School
Lived in
  • Boston
  • Amherst
  • Almora
  • New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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