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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 25 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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  Anita (announced)
Anita Bryant
  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (announced) (rumored)
 2015 The Slap (TV Series)
Anouk
- Richie (2015) ... Anouk
- Aisha (2015) ... Anouk
- Manolis (2015) ... Anouk
- Rosie (2015) ... Anouk
- Connie (2015) ... Anouk
 2014 American Dad! (TV Series)
Gwen Ling
- Now and Gwen (2014) ... Gwen Ling (voice)
 2014 Jump! (Short)
Wendy
 2014/X The Gift (Short)
Miss Anderson
 2014 The Mundane Goddess (Short)
Hera
 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:

Modelling for Lancôme products (print ads) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 39 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:

I think a lot of our lives we spend moving forward, leaping from rock to rock, trying to figure it out. But it's wonderful to feel in the prime of your life. I feel like I'm in the right place and in the right time with myself. (In Style - February 2006 - "Uma In Full Swing" by Joanne Kaufman) See more »

Trivia:

Former husband Ethan Hawke's book was dedicated to her ("For Karuna"). See more »

Trademark:

Long blond hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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