Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman (born April 29, 1970), is an American actress and a former model. During her career, she was playing in the sci-fi, dramas, actions and comedy movies. She is the most known for roles in the movies, Kill Bill and Batman & Robin.

Uma was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents are: Nena von Schlebrügge, a former model, who was born in Mexico City and Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman, Uma’s father is a professor and Buddhist writer and academic. Her family, and she, spent a lot of time in the town of Almora (the Himalayan town) in India. The interesting fact is that Dai Lama visited them once, because he was a friend with Robert Thurman. Uma most of her childhood spent in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she went to the Amherst Regional Middle School. After high school, she moved to Woodstock, New York. Her name Uma, means ‘’Light’’ in Sanskrit. She has three brothers: Dechen, Ganden and Mipam, and a half-sister Taya. A Swedish football player Max von Schlebrügge, is Uma’s cousin! Uma is described as quiet and awkward girl, so she was teased in high school. At the age ten, her mother suggested her a nose plastic surgery!

She was married to Gary Oldman. They were married in 1990 and divorced two years later! In 2008 she married Ethan Hawke. Uma confirmed that the only reason for this marriage was her pregnancy. In 2007 she started dating Arpad Busson.

She is known for roles in movies: Mad Dog and Glory, Gattaca, Pulp Fiction, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Les Misérables, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Paycheck, The Golden Bowl, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, The Accidental Husband and many more.


Why are there more teen girls than teen boys who are smoking?

Smoking is a habit that is often picked up due to peer pressure. Groups of like-minded people will influence each other’s habits, and for teenagers, it is not always the best habits that are adopted. Movie stars and music artists portray smoking as a cool thing, and in the experimental years…More »

Keep Your Teenager Away From Smoking Even If It Means Giving Up Smoking Yourself

Teenagers who take up to smoking usually do it as a rebellion against authority or to confirm with their peers. Almost everyone into smoking today found his or her roots into smoking while he or she was a teenager. This is the most sensitive and important phase of one's life, and this is when…More »

Here's how you can curb smoking

Smoking has been known for being an inducer of many health issues. Be it heart attack, cancer, tumor, asthma, general breathing problems, stroke or anything else, smoking tobacco puts our lives into danger. If you are looking forward to quit smoking, then here are a few ways you can get started:…More »

3 Essential Tips to Free Yourself of Smoking

Smoking is notoriously hard to quit, and most hopeful quitters tend to fall of the wagon sooner or later. Here are 3 simple tips that will set you firmly on the path to freedom from the butt: When a single method fails, try a combination of several There are several ways you quit cigarettes,…More »

This syrup will help you quit smoking

Leaving cigarettes is not easy, especially if you are smoking for so long. Although some people do try to quit, after a while they go back to this awful habit. Many people say that you can use electronic cigarettes if you want to stop with this, but that is not something we would recommend, because…More »

Why did you start smoking?

Like with any other bad habit you need a reason to start doing something, because let’s be real, cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, and other bad habits are not healthy and subconsciously we know that. So why did you start smoking? Some statistics have shown that most people start with it when they…More »