Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 15 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In which Tarantino film did Thurman star as the wife of John Travolta's boss?||Uma Thurman
Pulp Fiction. "Pulp Fictin: (1994). Thurman later starred in 'Kill Bill' (2003) as The Bride.
|Which film inroduced Thurman to future husband Ethan Hawke?||Uma Thurman
Gattaca. She married Ethan Hawke in May of 1998 and had a daughter later that year. Thurman had been married once before, to Gary Oldman.
Sweet and Lowdown. Thurman resurfaced in 1999 in Woody Allen's widely acclaimed "Sweet and Lowdown". The story of a famed jazz guitarist (Sean Penn) whose talent is inversely proportional to his merits as a human being, the film cast Thurman as his worldly, unfaithful wife.
Kiss Daddy Goodnight. The fledgling actress made her debut in "Kiss Daddy Goodnight" (1987), a forgettable film that cast her as a teen vamp who seduces and robs unsuspecting men.
Poison Ivy. Uma played the role of Poison Ivy, aka Dr. Pamela Isley, in the 1997 movie, "Batman and Robin", which also starred George Clooney as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze, aka Dr. Victor Fries, Chris O'Donnell as Robin, aka Dick Grayson, and Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl. It's original release date in the U.S. was June 20, 1997. Kim Basinger played the role of Vicki Vale in 1989's "Batman". Michelle Pfeiffer played the role of Catwoman/Selina Kyle in 1992's "Batman Returns" and Nicole Kidman played the role of Dr. Chase Meridian in 1995's "Batman Forever". "Batman Begins" is scheduled to be released in 2005 starring Christian Bale as Batman.
once. Uma and Ethan appeared together in the 1997 film, "Gattaca". Uma played the role of Irene Cassini and Ethan played the role of Vincent Freeman. Uma starred with Ethan twice in 2001 in the films, "Tape" and "Chelsea Walls", which was also directed by Ethan.
|In what periodical was this quote originally said, "I feel much more childlike enthusiasm now. I was definitely much older and more tired when I was 19. I guess I'm a late bloomer, at 25 I feel like I'm finally just coming out of my teens. I need to raise the stakes now, to become more disciplined. I've been too much like a monkey with a typewriter. At the moment I'm looking for some interesting kind of character to sink my teeth into"? ||Uma Thurman: More Than a Woman
Vanity Fair. This quote was said during an interview with the magazine, "Vanity Fair", and was printed in the January 1996 issue. Uma also appeared on the cover of this issue with the title, "Numero Uma".
"Pulp Fiction" (1994). Uma was nominated for many awards for her peformance in 1994's "Pulp Fiction", including her first Oscar nomination in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Her other nominations for "Pulp Fiction" are, a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, a MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance, and a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. Uma won the MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence, which she shares with John Travolta.
1998. Uma married fellow actor, Ethan Hawke, on May 1, 1998. Uma and Ethan appeared together in the 1997 film, "Gattaca", and in two films in 2001, "Tape" and "Chelsea Walls". Her first marriage was to actor, Gary Oldman. Their marriage lasted for two years, from 1990 until 1992. They appeared together in the 1990 film, "Henry & June".
4. Uma has three brothers. Ganden, her older brother, was born in 1968. Dechen, an actor and director, was born 1973 and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Literature and Theater Arts. He has small parts in films like, "The Truth About Cats & Dogs", "Zoolander", "The Next Big Thing" and "Gods and Generals". Uma's youngest brother, Mipam, was born in 1978. She also has a halfsister, Taya, born in 1960.
April 1970. Named after a Hindu Goddess, Uma Karuna Thurman was born on April 29, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father is Robert A.F. Thurman, a Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, who studied under the Dalai Lama for almost 30 years. Her mother, Nena von Schlebrugge, is a psychotherapist and ex-wife of Timothy Leary. Her grandfather from her mother's side is Baron Karl von Schlebrugg who was jailed by the Nazis in Worls War II for not betraying Jewish business partners. Her grandmother from her mother's side is Brigit Holmquist, a famous Swedish beauty who posed for a statue in Trelleborg. Her grandmother on her father's side is the actress, Elizabeth Farrar.