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Uma Thurman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970 height 5' 11" (1,80 m)) is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Following early roles in films such as Dangerous Liaisons (1988), she rose to international prominence in 1994 following her role in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. She starred in several more films throughout the 1990s such as The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Batman & Robin, Gattaca and Les Misérables. She won a Golden Globe Award for the miniseries Hysterical Blindness (2002). Her career was revitalized when she reunited with director Quentin Tarantino to play the central role in two Kill Bill films (2003/2004) which brought her an additional two Golden Globe Award nominations and a BAFTA Award nomination. She won a Golden Globe Award for the miniseries Hysterical Blindness (2002). Her career was revitalized when she reunited with director Quentin Tarantino to play the central role in two Kill Bill films (2003/2004) which brought her an additional two Golden Globe Award nominations and a BAFTA Award nomination.Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman, a New York-born professor, is a Buddhist writer and academic. Her mother, Nena von Schlebrügge, is a model who was born in Mexico City, Mexico, of German, Swedish and Danish descent. Thurman and her siblings spent time in the Himalayan town of Almora, Uttarakhand, India, during childhood, and the Dalai Lama, to whom Robert Thurman has long been close, once visited their home. She grew up mostly in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she went to Amherst Regional Middle School, then moved to Woodstock, New York. While her father gave his children a Buddhist upbringing, she has the same name as one of the Hindu goddess Parvati's alternate names, "Uma", which means "Light" in Sanskrit.Regarding religion, she now calls herself agnostic. She has three brothers, Ganden (b. 1968), Dechen (b. 1973), and Mipam (b. 1978), and a half-sister named Taya (b. 1960), from her father's previous marriage. She is described as having been an awkward and introverted girl who was teased for her tall frame, angular bone structure, enormous feet and unusual name (sometimes using the name “Uma Karen” instead of her birth name).When Thurman was 10 years old, a friend's mother suggested a nose job.As a child, she suffered bouts of body dysmorphic disorder, which she discussed in an interview with Talk magazine in 2001. She attended Amherst Public Schools. In the eighth grade she discovered her love for acting. Talent scouts noticed her performance as Abigail in a production of The Crucible and offered her the chance to act professionally. Thurman attended Northfield Mount Hermon School, a preparatory school in Massachusetts, before dropping out to pursue a career in acting.


Filmer
Urodzony:
Apr 29, 1970 In Boston - Massachusetts - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
61
Pierwszy Pojawił:
In the movie Anita
Najnowszy projekt:
Film The Brits Are Coming 2016-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Slap
Poster of The Producers
Poster of Vatel
Poster of Johnny Be Good
Filmography
Film Anita Anita Bryant 2017
Film The Brits Are Coming 2016-12-31
Seria The Slap Anouk 2015-02-12
Film Ugotowany Simone 2015-10-02
Film Movie 43 Fake Lois Lane (segment "Super Hero Speed Dating") 2013-01-01
Film Nimfomanka: Część 2 2013-12-25
Film Nimfomanka: Część 1 Mrs. H 2013-12-25
Seria Smash Unknown 2012-02-06
Film Love, Marilyn Herself 2012-09-12
Film Trener bardzo osobisty Patti 2012-11-29
Film Uwodziciel Madeleine Forestier 2012-03-09
Film Percy Jackson i Bogowie Olimpijscy: Złodziej Pioruna Medusa 2010-02-01
Film Uroczystość Zoe 2010-10-08
Film Mama w opałach Eliza Welsh 2009-01-21
Film Przypadkowy mąż Dr. Emma Lloyd 2008-02-29
Seria A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Joy 2008-12-17
Film A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Joy 2008-12-17
Film My Zinc Bed Elsa 2008-08-27
Film Mission Zero Herself 2007-01-01
Film The Life Before Her Eyes Diana 2007-09-08
Film Moja super eksdziewczyna Jenny Johnson 2006-06-20
Film Be Cool Edie Athens 2005-03-04
Film Serce nie sługa Rafi Gardet 2005-09-21
Film The Producers Ulla 2005-12-25
Film Kill Bill 2 Beatrix 'The Bride' Kiddo 2004-04-16
Film The Making of 'Kill Bill' 2003-10-01
Film Kill Bill Beatrix 'The Bride' Kiddo 2003-10-10
Film Zapłata Rachel 2003-12-25
Film Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair The Bride 2003-10-10
Film Hysterical Blindness Debby Miller 2002-01-01
Film Chelsea Walls Grace 2002-04-19
Seria Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Seria Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Film Tape Amy Randall 2001-01-26
Film The Golden Bowl Charlotte Stant 2000-05-14
Film Vatel Anne de Montausier 2000-05-01
Film Sweet and Lowdown Blanche 1999-12-03
Film Les Misérables Fantine 1998-05-01
Film Rewolwer i melonik Emma Peel 1998-08-13
Film Gattaca - Szok przyszłości Irene Cassini 1997-09-07
Film Batman i Robin Dr. Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy 1997-06-20
Seria The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film Beautiful Girls Andera 1996-02-09
Seria The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Film Duke of Groove 1996-05-07
Film The Truth About Cats & Dogs Noelle 1996-04-26
Film A Month by the Lake Miss Beaumont 1995-09-11
Film Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace 1994-10-13
Film Mad Dog and Glory Glory 1993-03-05
Film Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Sissy Hankshaw 1993-09-13
Seria Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Film Jennifer Eight Helena Robertson 1992-11-06
Film Final Analysis Diana Baylor 1992-02-07
Film Robin Hood Maid Marian 1991-05-13
Film Henry & June June Miller 1990-09-28
Film Where the Heart Is Daphne McBain 1990-02-23
Film Niebezpieczne związki Cécile de Volanges 1988-12-16
Film Johnny Be Good Georgia Elkans 1988-03-22
Film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Venus / Rose 1988-12-07
Seria Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Seria The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18