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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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Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 The Bride
(2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Beatrix Kiddo
(2004)
Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Mia Wallace
(1994)
Batman & Robin
Batman & Robin Poison Ivy / Dr. Pamela Isley
(1997)

Filmography

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 2018 The Brits Are Coming (completed)
Harriet Fox
 2017 Imposters (TV Series)
Lenny Cohen
- Always Forward, Never Back (2017) ... Lenny Cohen (uncredited)
- Is a Shark Good or Bad? (2017) ... Lenny Cohen
- Cohen, Lenny Cohen. (2017) ... Lenny Cohen
- We Wanted Every Lie (2017) ... 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 Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Mrs. H
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
Mrs. H
 2013 Movie 43
Fake Lois Lane (segment "Super Hero Speed Dating")
 2012 Playing for Keeps
Patti
 2012 Smash (TV Series)
Rebecca Duvall
- Previews (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Tech (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Publicity (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- The Movie Star (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
- Understudy (2012) ... Rebecca Duvall
 2012 Bel Ami
Madeleine Forestier
 2010 Ceremony
Zoe
 2009/I Motherhood
Eliza
 2008 My Zinc Bed (TV Movie)
Elsa Quinn
 2007 The Life Before Her Eyes
Diana (Adult)
 2007 Mission Zero (Short)
Uma Thurman
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Jenny Johnson / G-Girl
 2005 The Producers
Ulla
 2005 Prime
Rafi Gardet
 2005 Be Cool
Edie Athens
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Beatrix Kiddo
 2003 Paycheck
Rachel
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
The Bride
 2002 Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie)
Debby Miller
 2001 Chelsea Walls
Grace
 2001 Tape
Amy
 2000 The Golden Bowl
Charlotte Stant
 2000 Vatel
Anne de Montausier
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown
Blanche
 1998 The Avengers
Emma Peel
 1998 Les Misérables
Fantine
 1997 Gattaca
Irene Cassini
 1997 Batman & Robin
Poison Ivy / Dr. Pamela Isley
 1996 Duke of Groove (TV Short)
Maya
 1996 Beautiful Girls
Andera
 1995 A Month by the Lake
Miss Beaumont
 1994 Pulp Fiction
Mia Wallace
 1993 K.D.Lang: Just Keep Me Moving (Video short)
Hitchhiker
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Sissy Hankshaw
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
Glory
 1992 Jennifer 8
Helena
 1992 Final Analysis
Diana Baylor
 1991 Robin Hood
Maid Marian
 1991 Dylan Thomas
Caitlin Thomas
 1990 Henry & June
June Miller
 1990 Where the Heart Is
Daphne McBain
 1988 Dangerous Liaisons
Cécile de Volanges
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Georgia Elkans
 1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight
Laura
 1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Kushana (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

2010 TV ad for Alfa Romeo 'Giulietta' (Italy). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 14 Interviews | 44 Articles | 34 Pictorials | 92 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

U

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 father, Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman), is a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University School of Religion. He was the first westerner to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Uma was named for a Hindu goddess. Robert's family has been in the United States for many generations, and he has English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, and German ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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