Uma Karuna Thurman was born on April 29, 1970 in Boston, USA. Her father was a professor of Eastern religions and the former monk, and his mother - the famous Swedish model.
Mind has long lived with his parents in India, then moved to the US, where at first worked as a model. The first movies of Thurman began painting in 1988 "Dangerous Liaisons" and "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen". But after the release of candid film "Henry and June" (1990), where Uma played the wife of the writer Henry Miller, the actress was awarded the title of "sex symbol for intellectuals".
In October 1990, Thurman married actor Gary Oldman. This marriage lasted only 18 months, the reason for the gap was the extreme diversity of characters.
Uma starred in the thriller "Final Analysis" (1992), a melodrama, "A Month by the Lake" (1995) and the drama "Beautiful Girls" (1996). However, the most prominent of those years was the picture of the drama "Pulp Fiction" (1994), directed by Quentin Tarantino. This role brought the actress first nomination for "Oscar" and finally cemented her superstar status.
In May 1998, Uma married his partner in the film "Gattaca" Ethan Hawke. The couple had two children: a daughter Maya Ray (eighth day of July 1998) and son Levon Roan (15 January 2002).
The role in the television movie "Hysterical Blindness" (2002) brought the long-awaited Mind "Golden Globe" in the nomination "Best Actress".
Ever since the "Pulp Fiction" Quentin Tarantino Uma felt his muse. Scenario crime thriller "Kill Bill," Quentin wrote specifically for her, in fact - waited for her to give birth to a second child to start shooting. Around the same time, it became aware of the break Uma and her husband Ethan Hawke. They say he cheated on her with a Canadian model. In 2004, the marriage was dissolved.
After the two parts of "Kill Bill", who had a huge success, Uma Thurman starred in such films as "My Best Lover" (2005), "My Superba" (2006), "The Accidental Husband" (2008).
Currently, Uma Thurman engaged to Franco-Swiss financier Arpad Basson, they meet in 2007.