Uma Thurman, who was born on April 29, 1970, is an American actress who has been in many great movies, such as both of the Kill Bill movies and Pulp Fiction. She was nominated for an Academy Award for the latter movie.
Here are 10 fun facts about Uma Thurman:
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The first fun fact about Uma Thurman is that she has been married to two well-known actors. She was married to Gary Oldman from October 1, 1990 to April 30, 1992. She was also married to Ethan Hawke from May 1, 1998 to July 20, 2004. They had two children together.
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Empire magazine recognized her as one of the “100 Sexiest Stars” in the history of movies. As for her specific ranking, she was number 20.
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She once talked about what she was like when she was growing up. She commented, “I was not particularly bright, I wasn’t very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.”
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Another fun fact is that she supported John Kerry in his unsuccessful bid for President of the United States. It should be noted that Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Uma Thurman could have played the character that Katherine Heigl played in the 2007 movie Knocked Up. Thurman, however, chose not to accept the role.
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She has also talked about how she believes that she could accomplish more in her life. In her words, “By the time I was 27, when I had my daughter, I felt I had danced on every tabletop – which I hadn’t. Now I know that I hadn’t. At all. There are plenty of tabletops left, should I wish to dance on them.”
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Another fun fact is that she has danced with John Travolta in two movies, Pulp Fiction and Be Cool.
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She could have played the role that Kate Hudson played in the 2000 movie Almost Famous. Hudson received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in Supporting Role for her performance in the movie.
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The talented actress has also commented on her unconditional love for her children. In her words, “Before I had my (first) child, I thought I knew all of the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It’s extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible.”
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On a final note, Uma Thurman was ranked as the 99th best movie star of all time by Empire magazine, in 1997.
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