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Uma Thurman


Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, where her father worked at Amherst College. She left boarding school at just 15, already determined to become an actress. She moved to New York to follow her dream. A breakthrough role for the... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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  Anita (announced)
Anita Bryant
  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (announced) (rumored)
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
Mrs. H (credit only)
 2013 Movie 43
Fake Lois Lane (segment "Super Hero Speed Dating")
 2012 Smash (TV Series)
Rebecca Duvall
- Previews (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Tech (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Publicity (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Understudy (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
 2010 Ceremony
Zoe
 2009/I Motherhood
Eliza
 2008 My Zinc Bed (TV Movie)
Elsa Quinn
 2007 The Life Before Her Eyes
Diana (Adult)
 2003 Paycheck
Rachel
 2001 Tape
Amy
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Blanche
 1996 Duke of Groove (TV Short)
Maya
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
Glory
 1990 Where the Heart Is
Daphne McBain
 1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Kushana (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

PSA for "U.S. Aid" (USAid.gov/FWD). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 38 Articles | 34 Pictorials | 91 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

You learn that the first failure isn't the end. I thought I'd seen the end of my career 10 times over. I've experienced them as death blows. What's nice - after numerous efforts, successes, failures, losses, professional and personal - is to actually accept you're not going to ace your life. You suffer, then you get on with it. You may spend three months in bed, but, eventually, you're going to ... See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the role of Giselle in Enchanted (2007). The role went to Amy Adams. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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I'm surprised this question wasn't on the FAQ's section... marcelcorleone
Motherhood outlines what I have long suspected/known... St_Chambo
Kill Bill 3 clarklhc
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Great actress ... dam33000
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