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Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress. Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, where her father worked at Amherst College. She left boarding school at just 15, already determined to become an actress. She moved to New York to follow her dream.A breakthrough role for the tall, blonde actress came when she played Cecile de Volanges in Dangerous Liaisons. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas, to science fiction and action movies. She is best known for her work under the direction of Quentin Tarantino. Her most popular films include Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Pulp Fiction (1994), Gattaca (1997) and Kill Bill (2003–2004). Thurman's mother, Nena von Schlebrügge, was a model born in Mexico City in 1941. Thurman's maternal grandfather was German-born Friedrich Karl Johannes von Schlebrügge, and Thurman's maternal grandmother was Swedish-born Birgit Holmquist, from Trelleborg, who in 1930 modeled for a nude statue that overlooks the harbor of Smygehuk, Sweden. 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.