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.

Awards

  • 2005, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 2004, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1995, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2003, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1994, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2003, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1994, 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
  • 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
  • 2015, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actress: Nominee

Relationships

  • Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman — Daughter
  • Ganden Thurman — Brother
  • Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke — Son
  • Robert Thurman — Father
  • Mipam Thurman — Brother
  • Ethan Hawke — Ex-husband
  • Gary Oldman — Ex-husband
  • Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke — Daughter
  • Nena von Schlebrugge — Mother
  • Dechen Thurman — Brother
  • André Balazs — Ex-significant Other
  • Arpad 'Arki' Busson — Ex-fiancé

Details

  • Birth Name: Uma Karuna Thurman
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Birthday: April 29, 1970, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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