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Uma Thurman

Award-winning actress Uma Thurman has proven herself to be one of the industry’s most versatile performers, lending her talents to an array of revered films and television series.

Thurman will star in the upcoming Netflix film The Old Guard 2 opposite Charlize Theron. She recently completed production on the independent film Oh, Canada opposite Richard Gere and directed by Paul Schrader.

Most recently, Thurman starred in Prime Video’s feature film Red, White & Royal Blue which was released globally on August 11, 2023, and in the comedy thriller The Kill Room (2023) where she reunited with Samuel L. Jackson. 

Thurman’s entrance into mainstream film began following her role as goddess Venus in Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). She went on to receive critical acclaim for her portrayal of Cecile in Stephen Frears’ Dangerous Liaisons (1988) opposite John Malkovich. Additional film credits include Beautiful Girls (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Les Misérables (1998), Prime (2005) with Meryl Streep, and The Producers (2005).  

Thurman received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino’s PULP FICTION (1994). As Tarantino’s muse, Thurman garnered Golden Globe Award nominations for her role as The Bride in the Kill Bill film franchise. Thurman earned a Golden Globe Award for Hysterical Blindness (2002), which she produced and starred in, and received her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her arc on NBC’s series Smash. Thurman made her Broadway debut as the star of The Parisian Woman in 2017.

Thurman is a long-time ambassador and founding board member of Room to Grow. The organization, founded by Julie Burns in 1998, supports low-income families and children aged from newborn to three years old. Born in Boston and raised in Amherst, Thurman currently lives in New York City with her three children.

Thursday, April 18
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX