Uma Thurman

Actress Uma Thurman

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).
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WATCH: World News 02/03/18: Uma Thurman Speaks Out Against Harvey Weinstein to NY Times Columnist
ABC News - 12 days
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Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence on Uma Thurman Crash - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - 14 days
Hollywood Reporter Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence on Uma Thurman Crash Hollywood Reporter Quentin Tarantino drew criticism over the weekend following a New York Times article in which Kill Bill star Uma Thurman shared a story of a car crash and subsequent injuries she suffered while filming the 2003 action movie. Thurman claims that the ... Quentin Tarantino Explains Everything: Uma Thurman, The 'Kill Bill' Crash & Harvey WeinsteinDeadline Quentin Tarantino Says Uma Thurman's 'Kill Bill' Car Crash Is 'the Biggest Regret of My Life'Entertainment Tonight Quentin Tarantino addresses Uma Thurman's Kill Bill car crashEW.com Vulture -E! Online -IndieWire -RollingStone.com all 325 news articles »
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Uma Thurman, Jacob Zuma, Super Bowl: Your Monday Briefing
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Uma Thurman: Harvey Weinstein assaulted me
CNN - 15 days
Uma Thurman is ready to share her story about Harvey Weinstein -- the disgraced movie mogul who stands accused of sexual misconduct by more than 60 women.
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WATCH: Uma Thurman speaks out against Harvey Weinstein to NY Times columnist
ABC News - 16 days
Maureen Dowd wrote the actress told her that Weinstein pushed her down and tried to expose himself.
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Actor Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault
Reuters.com - 16 days
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film "Pulp Fiction."
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Uma Thurman breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein, her strained relationship with Quentin Tarantino
Fox News - 16 days
Actress Uma Thurman finally broke her silence amid the ongoing #MeToo movement and accused disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.
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This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry
NYTimes - 16 days
The actress is finally ready to talk about Harvey Weinstein.
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Review: Uma Thurman, Trapped in Trumpland in ‘The Parisian Woman’
NYTimes - 3 months
From the creator of “House of Cards,” a Washington-based “Dangerous Liaisons” that isn’t.
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Uma Thurman turns anger on Harvey Weinstein in Instagram post
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Uma Thurman
    FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 41
    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.
  • 2011
    Age 40
    In 2011, Thurman was one of a few celebrities attached to USAID and Ad Council's FWD campaign, an awareness initiative tied to that year's East Africa drought.
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    In December 2011, James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly reported Thurman had joined the cast of NBC's Smash as Rebecca Duvall.
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    In 2011, Thurman was a member of the jury for the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 39
    In 2010, her movie Motherhood garnered just £88 on 11 tickets on its opening weekend.
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  • 2008
    Age 37
    Also in 2008, she starred as Elsa in the British film My Zinc Bed, in which she plays a cocaine addict, starring opposite Paddy Considine and Jonathan Pryce.
    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.
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  • 2007
    Age 36
    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.
  • 2006
    Age 35
    In July 2006, she starred opposite Luke Wilson in My Super Ex-Girlfriend.
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    When the film remake The Women was in pre-production in 2006, Thurman was cast as Crystal Allen, alongside Annette Bening, Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Lisa Kudrow and Anne Hathaway, being directed by James L. Brooks, but the director was changed and Thurman was no longer part of the cast.
    In May 2006, Thurman bought the film rights to the Frank Schätzing novel The Swarm, which is in development and due for release in 2015.
    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.
  • 2005
    Age 34
    In 2005, Thurman became a spokeswoman for the French fashion house Louis Vuitton.
    In 2005, she starred in the flop Prime with Meryl Streep, playing a woman in her late thirties romancing a man in his early twenties.
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    By 2005, Thurman was commanding a salary of $12.5 million per film.
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  • 2004
    Age 33
    Thurman dated hotelier André Balazs from 2004-2007. They rekindled their relationship in 2015.
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    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.
  • 2003
    Age 32
    In 2003 Thurman co-starred in John Woo's Paycheck, which was only moderately successful with critics and at the box office.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2000
    Age 29
    In 2000, she narrated the John Moran opera Book of the Dead (2nd Avenue) at New York's Public Theater.
  • 1998
    Age 27
    On May 1, 1998, she married actor Ethan Hawke, whom she met on the set of their 1997 film Gattaca. Hawke's novel Ash Wednesday is dedicated to "Karuna", Thurman's middle name. She acknowledged that they had married because she was pregnant – seven months at their wedding. The marriage produced two children: daughter Maya Ray, born in 1998, and son Levon, born in 2002. The couple separated in 2003, and the divorce was finalized in August 2005.
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    After the birth of her first child in 1998, Thurman took a break from acting to concentrate on motherhood.
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    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.
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  • 1997
    Age 26
    In 1997, she starred opposite her future husband Ethan Hawke in the science fiction film Gattaca.
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  • 1996
    Age 25
    Thurman also starred opposite Janeane Garofalo in the moderately successful 1996 romantic comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs as a ditzy blonde model.
    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.
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  • 1993
    Age 22
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1990
    Age 19
    Thurman met actor Gary Oldman on the set of State of Grace; they married in 1990 and divorced two years later.
    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.
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  • 1988
    Age 17
    She made her movie debut in 1988, appearing in four films that year.
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  • 1985
    Age 14
    Her early modeling credits included Glamour and the December 1985 and May 1986 covers of British Vogue.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born on April 29, 1970.
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