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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 24 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:

Hosting the annual Nobel Peace price concert 2007 in Oslo, Norway on December 11th 2007, together with Kevin Spacey. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

U

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Having children flips the game from being about you to being about what you can create in a home and what your responsibilities are. I've thought about quitting, but I love what I do so much - it's the big conundrum of my life.... So I'm fighting to keep my foot in the business, be creative and stimulated, and still take care of my children. See more »

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Supported the Junior Senator (John Kerry) from her native state (Massachusetts) for President of the United States. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

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Taurus

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