Uma Karuna Thurman is an American model as well as an actress. She was born on 29th April, 1970 in Massachusetts, U.S and started her acting career, in 1985, as a fashion model, she was just 15 years of age at that time.
Thurman did her debut film in 1988; she appeared in “Johnny Be Good”, “Kiss Daddy Goodnight” and “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen”. Her career breakthrough came with her movie “Dangerous Liaisons”, for which she won praise not only from the fellow actors but also from the critics.
In 1993, she appeared in “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” followed by “Mad Dog” and “Glory”. Pulp Fiction earned Uma Thurman her first ever Oscar nomination in the category for best supporting actress.
Her movies “Beautiful Girls” and “The Truth About Cats & Dogs” managed to get a moderate success at the box office. Similar was the fate of “Batman & Robin” in which she played the role as Poison Ivy, it also received mixed reviews and wasn’t much to write home about.
In the post 1998 period she also played some roles in TV movies including “Hysterical Blindness”, “Tape” as well as “Vatel”. She won Golden Globe Award for her performance in “Hysterical Blindness”. After a break of 5 years she again appeared in a movie titled “Paycheck” which enjoyed moderate box office success. But her performance in “Kill Bill”, sort of re-launched her career from the scratch.
Both parts of “Kill Bill” earned her Golden Globe nominations along with MTV Movie Awards in three categories. During her career Uma Thurman got to play various roles, following are some of her best movies to date.
Top Ten Movies of Uma Thurman:
- Dangerous Liaisons
- Robin Hood
- Batman & Robin
- The Avengers
- Hysterical Blindness
- The Con Is On
- Kill Bill Volume 1
- Kill Bill Volume 2
- My Super Ex-Girlfriend