Currently alive, at 48 years of age.
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1970 – Born on April 29th in Boston, Massachusetts. American actress.
1985 – She left boarding school at just 15, already determined to become an actress.
1988 – Her breakthrough role for the tall, blonde actress came when she played Cecile de Volanges in "Dangerous Liaisons".
1990 – Married to Gary Oldman on October.
1994 – Her role in the Quentin Tarantino classic "Pulp Fiction" that earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
– Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival.
1996 – Had roles in "The Truth About Cats & Dogs" and the Ted Demme film "Beautiful Girls".
1998 – Returned to smaller films after playing the villainess Poison Ivy in the reviled Joel Schumacher effort "Batman & Robin" and Emma Peel in a remake of "The Avengers".
– Married actor Ethan Hawke on May 1st.
1999-2001 – She worked with Woody Allen and Sean Penn on "Sweet and Lowdown", and starred in Richard Linklater’s drama "Tape" opposite Hawke.
– French cosmetics firm Lancome have employed her as a spokesmodel for their company.
2002 – Thurman also won a Golden Globe award for her turn in the made-for-television film "Hysterical Blindness", directed by Mira Nair.
2003 – She also turned up in the John Woo cautioner "Paycheck".
2004 – She garnered critical acclaim for her work in "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" and was hailed as Tarantino’s muse.
2006 – Was made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters (Commandeur Dans Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres) by France.
– Starred in the film, "My Super Ex-Girlfriend".
2007 – Uma and her hotelier boyfriend, André Balazs, have ended their three-year romance.