Uma Karuna Thurman (Boston, 29 April 1970) is an American actress. It gives birth of the famous professor Robert Thurman, one of the expert utmost world of Buddhism as well as friend of the Dalai Blade, attended the Professional Children' s School of New York City, but to the age of 15 years leaves the benches of school to undertake the career of actress (for in the beginning it is worked like model).
Its debut happens in 1988 in the film, rivelatosi then a flop, Laurel.
The success the same year with the film arrives The large promise and with The dangerous connections of Stephen Frears, turned together to John Malkovich, Glenn Close and Michelle Pfeiffer.
In 1994 it obtains the role that farewell the career, interprets spoiled it and sexy My Wallace in the film cult Pulp Fiction of Quentin Tarantino, role that a nomination to the prize yields them Oscar like "best actress not protagonist" and the victory to the mtv Movie Awards.
With Tarantino, of which it is large friend and "muse", realizes a new film in 2003, Kill Bill. The two tell that while turned the stages of Pulp Fiction, in 1994, spoke often between of them of the script of this film. They found themselves even to talk about the character that it should have had The Bride, the bride protagonist of the film, while were seduced on the table of the drive-in years '50 where Uma and John Overwhelmed, reciting the respective roles, dance aping the steps given back well-known all over the world from The fever of the Saturday evening. Quentin had thought the character of the actual bride on the character and the appearance of Uma.
In 2004 it lent the voice to a character of the spirit of Hayao Miyazaki Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) in the dubbing treated from the Disney.
Uma was married with Gary Oldman from 1990 to 1992, and with Ethan Hawke from 1998 to 2005: the couple had two sons: a baby, Mayan Ray (8 July 1998) and Levon Roan (15 January 2002). It marries in the summer of 2007, with André hotel Balazs entrepreneur of New York but their story after three years of engagement, for reciprocal incomprehensions has concluded.