Uma Thurman was born on April 29, 1970 in Boston (Massachusetts, USA). Father – Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman, American writer, public figure, expert on Eastern religions and close friend of the Dalai Lama. Mother – Nena von Schleebrügge, a former Swedish-German model. Brothers – Ganden (1968), Dechen (1973) and Mipam (1978). Half-sister – Taya (1960), from her father’s previous marriage.
Uma Thurman: “I remember I was 12 years old and I told my mother that I wanted to become an actress. Mom answered: “Let it be for you! Everyone at your age wants to be an actress. Don’t be funny. ” That was good advice. But I didn’t follow him. “
The quote is taken from “DesireMovies”
In 1985, 15-year-old Uma began her modeling career by signing a contract with the Click Models modeling agency.
In 1987, Thurman made her film debut, playing a small role as Laura in Kiss Daddy Goodnight.
The actress first came to prominence in 1990 after her role as June Miller in the melodrama Henry and June directed by Philip Kaufman.
In the same year, Uma Thurman married actor Gary Oldman. The couple were married for two years, after which they divorced.
Thurman gained worldwide popularity and love of the audience in 1994 thanks to the role of Mia Wallace in the black comedy “Pulp Fiction” directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film also stars John Travolta, Samuel Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth and many others. dr.
Uma Thurman: “Quentin Tarantino was not afraid to film me in a thriller – and who before him could have dared to do that? I remember watching Pulp Fiction for the first time and was shocked – what a cool movie I think, and I kind of wow.
In 1998, Thurman got married for the second time. Actor Ethan Hawke became her chosen one. In marriage, the couple had a daughter, Maya (1998) and a son, Levon (2002). Having lived together for over 8 years, Uma and Ethan officially divorced in 2007.
Uma Thurman: “Only four years later – and Ethan and I lived for 8 years – did I feel completely relaxed. But then I wanted to literally kill, smear my girlfriend on the table at which she told me this. Yes, I was in agony, and that is why it was scary to even think that such a state could last for a long time.
In 2003 and 2004, the crime fighters Quentin Tarantino “Kill Bill. Movie 1 “and” Kill Bill. Movie 2 ”, where Uma played the role of Black Mamba (Beatrix Kiddo). The films have become iconic and have brought the actress many prestigious awards.
Uma Thurman: “I never doubted my wonderful work in Kill Bill! This is what life experience means. I even kept a real samurai sword as a keepsake – I deserve it!
From 2007 to 2014, Uma Thurman lived in a civil marriage with the French billionaire Arpad Busson, to whom the actress gave birth to her daughter Rosalind in 2012.
During her career, the actress played more than 30 roles in films such as: A Month by the Lake (1995), Gattaca (1997), Batman and Robin (1997), Les Miserables (1998), Sweet and Ugly “(1999),” My Best Lover “(2005),” My Super-Ex “(2006),” All Life Before My Eyes “(2007),” The Accidental Husband “(2008),” Motherhood “(2009),” Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Dear Friend (2012), Life is Like a Show (2012), Movie 43 (2013), Nymphomaniac. Part 1 “(2013),” Earth Goddess “(2014),” HuniePop 2 “(2014),” Jump “(2014),” Slap “(2015),” Chef “(released in 2015), etc.
▪ MTV Movie Awards Best Dance for Pulp Fiction (1995)
▪ Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Film for TV for Hysterical Blindness (2003)
▪ Saturn Award for Best Actress for Kill Bill. Movie 1 (2004)
▪ MTV Movie Awards Best Fight for Kill Bill. Movie 1 (2004)
▪ MTV Movie Awards Best Actress for Kill Bill. Movie 1 (2004)
▪ MTV Movie Awards Best Fight for Kill Bill. Film 2 ”(2005)
▪ Order of Arts and Letters (France, 2006)
▪ Award at the Chicago IFF -“ For Outstanding Career Achievements ”(2009)
▪ Best Actress Award at the Boston IFF for Motherhood (2009)
First spouse – Pink sparkles, actor (from 1990 to 1992)
Second spouse – Ethan Hawke, actor (from 1998 to 2005)
Civil marriage – Arpad Busson, financier (from 2007 to 2014)
Daughter – Maya Ray Thurman-Hawk (08.07.1998 ), from Ethan Hawke
Son – Levon Roen Thurman-Hawk (01/15/2002), from Ethan Hawke
Daughter – Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalun Florence Thurman-Busson (07/15/2012), from Arpad Busson