Actress and model Uma Thurman who is best known by the public for her roles in the films Kill Bill and its sequel, and Pulp Fiction. Uma was born to Robert Thurman and Nena von SchlebrÃ¼gge, on April 29, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Uma Karuna Thurman. She is of English, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), Scottish and German descent on her father”s side, and of German, Swedish and Danish descent on her mother”s side.
Maya Thurman-Hawke (Daughter), Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke (Son), Luna Thurman-Busson (Daughter)
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37-26-36 in (94-66-91 cm)
37 inches (94 cm)
26 inches (66 cm)
36 inches (91 cm)
Uma Karuna Thurman Education
Amherst Public Schools, Northfield Mount Hermon SchoolAmherst Public Schools, Northfield Mount Hermon School
Uma Karuna Thurman Brand Endorsements
she appeared in TV commercials for LancÃ´meâ€™s Miracle (2001), Schweppes (2011), Virgin Media (2007), Alfa Romeo â€˜Giuliettaâ€™ (Italy) car (2010).
Uma had also appeared in print ads for Louis Vuitton, Tag Heuer Swiss watches and others.
She had Buddhist upbringing due to her dad being a Buddhist.
She is now an agnostic.
Best Known For
Playing Dr. Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy in the Batman & Robin (1997), Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction (1994), and Emma Peel in The Avengers (1998).
She appeared in 1987 neo-noir psychological thriller film Kiss Daddy Goodnight for her role as Laura.
First TV Show
In 2000, Thurman narrated in The Learning Channelâ€™s documentary and biography program Great Books in an episode titled â€œLes Miserables.â€
Uma Thurman started training for Kill Bill movie after three months of giving birth to her child. It was not easy to start working out so early. The new mom did many types of training like kung fu, sword fighting, knife throwing, and hand-to-hand combat to prepare for her role of Beatrix Kiddo / The Bride. She took the help from personal trainer, Christel Smith and worked out 6 days in a week to prepare for the role.
Snack – Whole grain toast along with peanut butter
Lunch – Cobb salad
Snack – Vegetable potstickers
Dinner – Soy lasagna
Uma Karuna Thurman Interesting Facts
*At age 13, she was 5′ 10″. *Her father is a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University School of Religion. *She was named after the goddess of light and beauty in Nepali Mythology. *She was placed #67 in FHM”s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement. *She was placed #59 in FHM magazine”s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006” supplement.