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Uma Thurman Uma Karuna Thurman was born on 29 April 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father is of a Tibetan descent. The name Uma itself refers to an Indian God and means "bestower of blessings". As a child she was longish and clumsy but began taking acting lessons nevertheless. Uma decided that being an actress is her vocation and did what most beginners usually do went to New York City. While in New York, she took on various jobs in order to pay her bills. Her first role was in the movie Kiss Daddy Goodnight in 1987. Her next two movies were Johnny Be Good and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Her image of an erotic actress was created in Dangerous Liaisons in 1988. A trip to England followed because she didn't like much the whole celebrity thing going. Upon returning to America Uma was offered several roles including the box-office hits Henry & June, Final Analysis, Jennifer 8, Mad Dog and Glory. For the film Get The Blues, in which she plays the role of a lowlife tramp and a drug-addict, Uma won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. Uma then starred in Gattaca, Batman & Robin, Les Miserables and The Avengers. Before Uma married Ethan Hawk and gave birth to Maya Ray, she had been married to Gary Oldman and had been engaged with Timothy Hutton and Robert De Niro.

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Ethan Hawke, who broke up with Uma Thurman last year, was spotted downing drink after drink at Manhattan's Trailer Bar. Later that night he called up a mysterious woman and asked her to join him. August 2004
Quentin Tarantino fears that the dividing Kill Bill in two parts will prevent Uma Thurman from getting an Oscar nomination. 12 August 2004
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King took most of the awards from the main categories at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Uma Thurman won the award for the best female performance while Lucy Liu was unanimously declared the best villain for her role in Kill Bill: Vol. 1. 7 June 2004
... Kill Bill :Thurman's bridled energy and her nostril-flaring machismo are done with great flair and some cutting humour. In a flashback a fresh spurt of violence erupts just after she discovers she's pregnant.., July 12, 2004
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