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Uma Thurman


Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and Eurocentric family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman), a professor and academic who is one of the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 23 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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Hosting the annual Nobel Peace price concert 2007 in Oslo, Norway on December 11th 2007, together with Kevin Spacey. 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:

Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It's extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible. See more »

Trivia:

Was Brian De Palma's first choice for the role of Maria in The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990). Actor Tom Hanks, who had casting approval, dismissed Thurman's acting as "high school," and the role went to Melanie Griffith. See more »

Trademark:

Husky voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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