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Uma Thurman stars in "Smash" on NBC in a recurring role. She also recently starred in the movie "Ceremony," alongside Michael Angarano, Reece Daniel Thompson, and Lee Pace, as Zoe.

Uma Thurman has proven herself to be one of the most versatile young actresses by playing a variety of compelling characters. Thurman was born in Boston and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. She attended a preparatory school in New England, where at fifteen she was discovered by two New York agents. At sixteen she transferred to the Professional Children's School in New York City in order to pursue an acting career. Thurman's entrance into mainstream film really began after her role as the goddess Venus in Terry Gilliam's fantasy "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" which brought her international attention. This striking and versatile actress went on to receive critical acclaim for her portrayal of a virginal 18th century convent girl, Cecile de Volanges, seduced by John Malkovich in Stephen Frears' "Dangerous Liasons." The following year she starred opposite Fred Ward and Maria de Medeiros in Philip Kaufman's "Henry & June" playing the neurotic and exotic bisexual spouse of Henry Miller.
She then played Daphne McBain; one of a trio of Dabney Coleman's spoiled children in the comedy "Where The Heart Is," directed by John Boorman. In 1991, Thurman starred opposite Richard Gere and Kim Basinger as Diana, aconniving therapy patient in Phil Joanou's thriller "Final Analysis." She then reunited with Malkovich in the thriller "Jennifer 8," playing Andy Garcia's blind girlfriend, Helena. In "Mad Dog And Glory," she played a barmaid who becomes an indentured servant to Robert De Niro for saving Bill Murray's life. Her most eccentric movie to date is Gus Van Sant's film, "Even Cowgirls Get The Blues," in which she played Sissy Hankshaw, a big-thumbed, bisexual hippie hitchhiker.
In 1996, Thurman received an Academy Award nomination for Quentin Tarantino's critically lauded "Pulp Fiction," in which she played Mia Wallace, a sexy and comedic mobster's wife. Later that year, she was seen in the period romance "A Month By The Lake," with Vanessa Redgrave and the contemporary romance "Beautiful Girls" directed by Ted Demme. Thurman next appeared in "The Truth About Cats And Dogs," "Batman & Robin," "Gattaca," opposite Ethan Hawke, "Les Miserables" with Liam Neeson and "The Avengers." In the spring of 1999, she made her stage debut in an updated version of Moliere's "The Misanthrope" at the Classic Stage Company in New York.
Uma's other works include Woody Allen's "Sweet And Lowdown," opposite Sean Penn and Samantha Morton; "Vatel," opposite Gerard Depardieu and Tim Roth; the Merchant/Ivory film "The Golden Bowl," with Nick Nolte, Angelica Huston and Jeremy Northam; John Woo's thriller "Paycheck"; and "Tape" with Ethan Hawke and Robert Sean Leonard, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actress. Uma also starred, and produced, the HBO film, "Hysterical Blindness," with Juliette Lewis and Gena Rowlands. She won the 2003 Golden Globe for Best Actress for her portrayal of Debby Miller in the film and was nominated for a SAG Award. Quentin Tarantino's installments "Kill Bill: Volume 1" and "Kill Bill: Volume 2," both of which she was nominated for a Golden Globe; MGM's "Be Cool" opposite John Travolta, a sequel to the hit "Get Shorty"; "Prime" opposite Meryl Streep and in Mel Brooks's, "The Producers" with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick; "My Super Ex-Girlfriend," opposite Luke Wilson; "Motherhood" opposite Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver; "My Zinc Bed," an HBO film based on the play by David Hare; "The Life Before Her Eyes" opposite Evan Rachel Wood; Chris Columbus' "Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief" in which she takes on the role of the mythical character "Medusa."

She recently wrapped production on "Bel Ami," directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod opposite international sensation Robert Pattinson.
Thurman is also the international face of Givenchy Parfum's new fragrance "Ange ou Demon" since September 2009. The ad campaign was shot by photographer Mario Testino.


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Age: 46 years old
Birthday: April 29, 1970
Height: 6' 0"
Full Name / Real Name: Uma Karuna Thurman
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Hometown: Amherst, MA
Husband: Ethan Hawke (5/1/1998 - 7/20/2004, divorced, 2 children)
Gary Oldman (10/1/1990 - 4/30/1992, divorced)

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