Uma Thurman

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Uma Thurman is a model-turned-actress from Boston, Massachusetts. She started her modeling career at the age of 15 when Click Models agency offered her a contract. From there, she went on the pose for the cover of British Vogue, and was featured in other magazines including Glamour and Vogue. She began her acting career in 1987 with a role in ‘Kiss Daddy Goodnight’. Thurman went on to be featured in many other films, but her career breakthrough came in 1994’s ‘Pulp Fiction'; a role which earned her an Academy Award nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actress’. Till date, Thurman has acted in over 40 films however, her best known work came in movies like ‘Hysterical Blindness’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘Paycheck’ and the ‘Kill Bill’ volumes.  Thurman, a very elegant and graceful woman when in the public eye, supports various charitable causes and foundations including ‘Room to Grow’ and ‘USAID’. She was previously married to actors Gary Oldman (1990-1992) and Ethan Hawke (1998-2005). In 2009, the mother of three became the new face of ‘Parfums Givenchy’, modeling for fragrances by the company, as well as hosting launch parties of the scents at various international destinations. She is known however, for wearing fragrances like ‘Rain’ by Demeter.