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Thurman, Uma Karuna (Thurman, Uma)

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Born: 1970 AD
Currently alive, at 43 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses

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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.

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