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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 & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace
(1994)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 The Bride
(2003)
Gattaca
Gattaca Irene Cassini
(1997)
Batman & Robin
Batman & Robin Poison Ivy / Dr. Pamela Isley
(1997)

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 2017 The Brits Are Coming (post-production)
Harriet Fox
 2017 Imposters (TV Series)
Lenny Cohen
- We Wanted Every Lie ... Lenny Cohen
 2015/I Burnt
Simone Forth
 2015 The Slap (TV Series)
Anouk
- Ritchie (2015) ... Anouk
- Rosie (2015) ... Anouk
- Aisha (2015) ... Anouk
- Connie (2015) ... Anouk (credit only)
- Manolis (2015) ... Anouk (credit only)
 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 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
 1991 Dylan Thomas
Caitlin Thomas
 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 | 44 Articles | 34 Pictorials | 92 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid. See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Long blond hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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