Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model. She has performed in a variety of films, from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. Following her appearances on the December 1985 and May 1986 covers of British Vogue, Thurman starred in Dangerous Liaisons (1988). She rose to international prominence with her performance as Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film Pulp Fiction, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Often hailed as Tarantino's muse, she reunited with the director to play the main role of The Bride in Kill Bill: Volume 1 and 2 (2003, 2004), which brought her two additional Golden Globe Award nominations.
|Full name at birth||
Uma Karuna Thurman
|Claim to fame||
Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill
|Date of birth||
29 April 1970
|Place of birth||
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
6' (183 cm)
135 lbs (61.2 kg)
11 (US), 44 (EU), 9.5 (UK), 280 (J)
Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, Massachusetts, USA (dropped out)
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