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Uma Thurman addresses Quentin Tarantino dating rumors

Uma Thurman addresses Quentin Tarantino dating rumors

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) --Uma Thurman addressed her relationship with director Quentin Tarantino in an interview with Vs. magazine.
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Mipam Thurman, Uma Thurman's brother, can't afford house in trendy NYC area

Mipam Thurman, Uma Thurman's brother, can't afford house in trendy NYC area

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Mipam Thurman was unable to buy an apartment in New York City's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhod because of the area's over $1 million prices.
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Uma Thurman, Bradley Cooper to star in 'Adam Jones'

Uma Thurman, Bradley Cooper to star in 'Adam Jones'

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) --Uma Thurman has joined the cast of "Adam Jones," which stars Bradley Cooper as a chef hoping to land his own kitchen.
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Uma Thurman offers 'Pulp Fiction' screening in auction

Uma Thurman offers 'Pulp Fiction' screening in auction

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) --Uma Thurman is auctioning off a private screening of Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" for charity in honor of the film's 20th anniversary.
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Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino reportedly dating: 'He's loved her for years'

Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino reportedly dating: 'He's loved her for years'

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) --Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino have reportedly taken their relationship to the next level.
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Uma Thurman ends engagement to Arki Busson

Uma Thurman ends engagement to Arki Busson

LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Uma Thurman has reportedly ended her engagement to French-born financier Arki Busson, the father of her young daughter, Rosalind.
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Sharon Stone joins 'American Ultra' cast

Sharon Stone joins 'American Ultra' cast

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Sharon Stone has signed on to join the cast of the upcoming comedy flick, "American Ultra."
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Kristen Stewart dyes her hair orange [PHOTO]

Kristen Stewart dyes her hair orange [PHOTO]

NEW ORLEANS, April 5 (UPI) -- Kristen Stewart dyes her hair bright orange for upcoming role in "American Ultra."
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Helen Mirren of 'The Queen' headliner at Buckingham Palace reception

Helen Mirren of 'The Queen' headliner at Buckingham Palace reception

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Helen Mirren says there was no mention of the times she has portrayed the British monarch when she was presented to Queen Elizabeth Monday at Buckingham Palace.
Shia LaBoeuf walks out of 'Nymphomaniac' press conference after one question

Shia LaBoeuf walks out of 'Nymphomaniac' press conference after one question

BERLIN, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Shia LaBoeuf stormed out of the "Nymphomaniac" news conference then wore a paper bag on his head.
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Laura Dern, Robert Downey Jr. to be Globes presenters

Laura Dern, Robert Downey Jr. to be Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Kevin Bacon, Julie Bowen, Robert Downey Jr., Mila Kunis and Uma Thurman are to serve as Golden Globe Awards presenters in Los Angeles Sunday.
Ethan Hawke: Society has 'childish view of monogamy'

Ethan Hawke: Society has 'childish view of monogamy'

Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Ethan Hawke said he and wife Ryan Shawhughes don't know what future could bring for their relationship.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

Quentin Tarantino awarded Prix Lumiere for body of work

LYONS, France, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. director Quentin Tarantino received the Prix Lumiere for his body of cinematic work Friday at the Lumiere film festival in Lyon, France, organizers said.

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2013 names predicted: Kindle, Pearl, Roy

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A baby-naming website says it predicts next year popular U.S. infant names will include: Hashtag, Tweet, Android and Pearl, Florence, Nellie and Eleanor.
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Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman arrives for the Tribeca FIlm Festival opening night premiere of "Whatever Works" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York on April 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. Among her best-known roles are those in the Quentin Tarantino films Pulp Fiction (for which she received an Oscar nomination) and Kill Bill. In 2002 she won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Hysterical Blindness.

Thurman was born in Boston to Nena von Schlebrügge and Robert Thurman, and grew up mostly in Amherst, Massachusetts and Woodstock, New York. Her father gave his children a Buddhist upbringing, and she is named after an Dbuma Chenpo (in Tibetan, the "db" is silent; from Mahamadhyamaka in Sanskrit, meaning "Great Middle Way"). Regarding religion, she now calls herself agnostic. She has three brothers, Ganden (b. 1971), Dechen (b. 1973), and Mipam (b. 1978), and a half-sister named Taya (b. 1960), from her father's previous marriage. She and her siblings spent time in Almora, India, during childhood, and the Dalai Lama sometimes visited their home. She is described as having been an awkward and introverted girl who was teased for her tall frame, angular bone structure, enormous feet and unusual name (sometimes using the name “Uma Karen” instead of her birth name). When she was 10 years old, a friend's mother suggested a nose job. As a child, she suffered bouts of body dysmorphic disorder, which she discussed in an interview with Talk magazine in 2001. She attended Amherst Public Schools. In the 8th grade she discovered her love for acting. Talent scouts noticed her performance as Abigail in a production of The Crucible, and offered her the chance to act professionally. Thurman attended Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite preparatory school in Massachusetts, before dropping out to pursue a career in acting.

Thurman's mother, Nena von Schlebrügge, was a model born in Mexico City in 1941. Thurman's maternal grandfather was Colonel Baron Friedrich Karl Johannes von Schlebrügge, a German military officer who had become one of the senior Nazi spies in the Americas but who was also jailed by the Nazis for protecting Jewish friends. Thurman's maternal grandmother was Swedish-born Birgit Holmquist, from Trelleborg, who in 1930 modelled for a nude statue that overlooks the harbor of Smygehuk, Sweden (Birgit's father was Swedish and her mother was of German and Danish descent). Thurman's mother was introduced to LSD guru Timothy Leary by Salvador Dalí and became Leary's third wife in 1964. She wed Thurman's father, Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman (b. August 3, 1941), in 1967; he was born in New York City, to Elizabeth Dean Farrar, a stage actress, and Beverly Reid Thurman, Jr., an Associated Press editor and United Nations translator. He was professor of religion at Amherst College from 1973 to 1988, when he accepted a position at Columbia University, where he was a professor of Tibetan Buddhism. Robert Thurman was the first Westerner to be ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk.

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