Actress Uma Thurman was born on April 29, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts. Named for a Hindu deity, Thurman made her film debut in Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987), a low budget thriller. Her first well-known role was as Venus in Terry Gilliams’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988).At age 18, she bared all in Dangerous Liasons (1988), a big-budget period piece starring John Malkovich and Glenn Close, and in 1989 starred in Henry and June, the first film to be released with an NC-17 (No Children Under 17) rating.Thurman capitalized on the popular success of Pulp Fiction by appearing in a series of big-budget productions including Gattaca (1997), Batman and Robin(1997), Les Miserables (1998) and The Avengers (1998).After a series of big budget projects, Thurman took a more “independent” tack, favoring a series of riskier projects including Woody Allen’s Sweet and Lowdown(1999), a Merchant/Ivory production of Henry James’ The Golden Bowl (2000) and Chelsea Walls (2001), directed by then-husband Ethan Hawke.In recent years, Thurman has taken on a variety of roles, from playing a mythic monster in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief(2010) to a powerful Parisian woman in Bel Ami (2012). In Bel Ami, Thurman plays one of Robert Patterson’s love interests. She also had a recurring television role around this time, appearing on the musical drama Smash.
Height: 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
Weight: 64 kg or 141 pounds
Shoe size: 6
Dress size: 11
Bra size: 34C
Measurements: 37-25-36 in or 94-63.5-91.5 cm
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Name: Uma Karuna Thurman
Date of Birth: April 29, 1970
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Place of Residence: Los Angeles, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Education: Northfield Mount Hermon School
- Phil Joanou (1989)
- Robert Plant (1989)
- Gary Oldman (1989-1992)
- Robert De Niro (1993)
- Timothy Hutton (1995-1996)
- Mick Jagger (1996)
- Richard Gere (1996)
- Ethan Hawke (1996-2005)
- André Balazs (2004-2007)
- Arpad Busson (2007-2014)
- Quentin Tarantino (2014-Present)
Awards and Honors:
- 1995 Nominated Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role
- 2005 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
- 2004 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
- 2003 Won Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
- 2004 Won Saturn Award Best Actress
- 2005 Won MTV Movie Award Best Fight
- 2005 Won Jupiter Award Best International Actress
- 2006 Won EDA Special Mention Award Actress Most in Need of a New Agent
- 2014 Won Bambi Film – International
- 2014 Nominated Bodil Best Supporting Actress (Bedste kvindelige birolle)
- 2014 Won Empire Award Best Actress
Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Skiing
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Food: Omelet with veggies
Favorite Music: Fall Out Boy
Favorite Perfume: Lancome Miracle Uma Thurman
Favorite Book: American Beauty
Favorite Sports: Basketball
Favorite Movie: Irresistible
- Named after the goddess of light and beauty in Indian Mythology.
- Uma and Ethan Hawke’s daughter’s name is Maya; which is also the name of the character that Uma played in Duke of Groove (1996).
Was set to portray Marlene Dietrich in a biopic directed by Louis Malle, but after the death of Malle the project was canceled.Danced with John Travolta in two movies, Кримiнальне чтиво (1994) and Be Cool(2005).
- Has shades of Lancome lipsticks named after her (available only in Asia).
She is mentioned in the song “Avant Gardener” by Courtney Barnett.Refused two proposals from Ethan Hawke before agreeing to marry him. She was seven months pregnant at their wedding.
- Her mother, Nena Thurman, was once married to LSD proponent Timothy Leary. The marriage lasted less than a year (1964-1965). Their marriage, which took place in Nepal, was the subject of a 15-minute documentary entitled “You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You”. Nena married Uma’s father, Robert Thurman, two years later in 1967.
- Has three brothers with equally unusual, exotic names: Ganden, Dechen (who is an actor and director) and Mipam.
- Sister of Dechen Thurman and Ganden Thurman and the daughter of Nena Thurman andRobert Thurman
- She is on the Board of Directors of Room to Grow, a non-profit organization founded byRob Reiner, dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first 3 years of development.
- Her uncle, John Thurman, is a professional concert cellist who performs with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
- Supported the Junior Senator (John Kerry) from her native state (Massachusetts) for President of the United States.
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