Uma Thurman

Born Apr 29, 1970

Uma Karuna Thurman 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. She has been nominated for an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and won a Golden Globe Award for miniseries Hysterical Blindness (2000). Her most notable roles include two projects for director Quentin Tarantino: Pulp Fiction (1994) and the central role in two Kill Bill films (2003/2004).… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on April 29, 1970.


1985 15 Years Old Her early modeling credits included Glamour and the December 1985 and May 1986 covers of British Vogue.
1988 18 Years Old She made her movie debut in 1988, appearing in four films that year. … Read More


1990 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990, Thurman appeared with Fred Ward and Maria de Medeiros in the sexually provocative drama Henry & June, the first film to receive an NC-17 rating. … Read More
1993 23 Years Old In 1993, she was for the first time the main star in Gus Van Sant's 1993 adaptation of Tom Robbins' novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old 1 More Event
1996 would see Thurman in two moderately successful films, the first of which was Beautiful Girls, where she played the female lead and love interest of Timothy Hutton and was supported with a high-profile cast of Mira Sorvino, Martha Plimpton, and Natalie Portman. … Read More
1997 27 Years Old In 1997, she starred opposite her future husband Ethan Hawke in the science fiction film Gattaca. … Read More
…  She closed out 1998 with Les Misérables, a film version of Victor Hugo's novel of the same name, directed by Bille August, in which she played Fantine. … Read More


2000 30 Years Old In 2000, she narrated the John Moran opera Book of the Dead (2nd Avenue) at New York's Public Theater.
2003 33 Years Old In 2003 Thurman co-starred in John Woo's Paycheck, which was only moderately successful with critics and at the box office. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 2004 Rolling Stone cover story, Thurman and director Quentin Tarantino denied having had a romantic relationship, despite Tarantino once having told a reporter, "I'm not saying that we haven’t, and I'm not saying that we have." Rumours of their relationship were rekindled after they appeared together at the Pulp Fiction 20th anniversary tribute at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
By 2005, Thurman was commanding a salary of $12.5 million per film. … Read More
On February 7, 2006, she was also named a knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France for outstanding achievement in the field of art and literature.
2007 37 Years Old Thurman began dating London-based French financier Arpad Busson in 2007, and they announced their engagement in June 2008. In late 2009, they called off their engagement, but reconciled soon after.
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2008, she starred opposite Colin Firth and Jeffrey Dean Morgan in The Accidental Husband, a romantic comedy about a woman who finds herself married while engaged to another man. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old In 2010, her movie Motherhood garnered just £88 on 11 tickets on its opening weekend. … Read More
In 2011, Thurman was a member of the jury for the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
2012 42 Years Old Thurman and Busson have a daughter together, Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson (nickname Luna), born in 2012. The couple reportedly called off the engagement for the second time in April 2014.
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