Uma Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1970 into a highly unorthodox and Eurocentric family -- her mother is a European socialite and former model, her father one of the nation's foremost Buddhist scholars. As a result, hers was a household in which the The Dalai Lama was an occasional guest;...See full bio »
(performer: "Let Me Be Your Star" - uncredited, "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" - uncredited, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" - uncredited, "The National Pastime", "Secondhand White Baby Grand reprise" - uncredited)
(performer: "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" - uncredited)
The Movie Star
(performer: "Let Me Be Your Star" - uncredited, "Dig Deep" - uncredited)
(performer: "When You Got It, Flaunt It", "That Face", "Springtime for Hitler", "Prisoners of Love", "Goodbye!")
In show business, to pry open doors in new areas is really tough. Until you have a successful comedy, people don't think you could be funny, which is what makes a director like Quentin Tarantino so special. He sees beyond the things on the resume that you've done to date and opens up wonderful cans of worms for you to crawl into. That's a cool thing.
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