Uma Thurman

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Uma Karuna Thurman
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/29/1970, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Uma Thurman Fast Facts:
  • Her father was the first Westerner to be ordained a Tibetan Buddhist monk.
  • Parents named her Uma after a Hindu goddess.
  • Shared an MTV Movie Award in 1995 with John Travolta for Best Dance Sequence (in Pulp Fiction).
  • Discussed with director Quentin Tarantino the concept for the two Kill Bill movies while filming Pulp Fiction.
  • The French government named her a knight in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2006.
  • Has been the face of Lancôme, Louis Vuitton and Givenchy.
  • Is on the board of directors of Room to Grow, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty.
  • Uma Thurman Relationships:
  • Ganden Thurman - Brother
  • Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke - Son
  • Ethan Hawke - Ex-husband
  • Gary Oldman - Ex-husband
  • Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke - Daughter
  • Nena von Schlebrugge - Mother
  • Arpad 'Arki' Busson - Ex-fiancé
  • Mipam Thurman - Brother
  • Robert Thurman - Father
  • Dechen Thurman - Brother
  • André Balazs - Ex-significant Other
  • Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman - Daughter
  • Uma Thurman Awards:
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 2003 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1994 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1994 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee

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