Lea Thompson (born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota) is an American actress. Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy, as well as the title role in the sitcom Caroline in the City. She also starred in the failed movies Howard the Duck and SpaceCamp.
She married movie director Howard Deutch.
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She married movie director Howard Deutch. A Russian rock band, Ne Nashego Mira, renamed itself UmaThurman (Уматурман), hoping to capitalize on her popularity. She also starred in the failed movies Howard the Duck and SpaceCamp. She now resides in Hyde Park, New York. Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy, as well as the title role in the sitcom Caroline in the City. In 2003, Thurman and Hawke split, and in 2004, the couple filed for divorce. Lea Thompson (born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota) is an American actress. Oprah...Uma." became a heavily repeated catch phrase over the next year, inciting various spinoffs.
As a result, "Uma...Oprah. Thurman became a pop culture legend when, at an Oscar Awards ceremony, comedian David Letterman lampooned her name by pretending to introduce her to talk show host Oprah Winfrey (both were in the audience). On May 1, 1998, she married actor Ethan Hawke, whom she had met at the set of Gattaca, and gave birth to a daughter Maya Ray and later on, son Roan. Uma Thurman left her high school, Northfield Mount Hermon, at the age of 15 to pursue an acting career in New York City. In 1990 she married actor Gary Oldman but divorced him two years later.
She shares her birthday with actress Michelle Pfeiffer, Daniel Day-Lewis and tennis player Andre Agassi. Ethan Hawke's book For Karuna was dedicated to her. In Portuguese, her name means "one" and in Polynesian, it means "kiss". She wears size 11 in shoes.
She is a spokesmodel for cosmetics company Lancome which has shades of lipstick named after her. Her height is 1.83m. She has 3 brothers, named Ganden, Dechen and Mipam. "Uma" is the name of a Hindu goddess of light and beauty.
Her Swedish mother, Nena, was briefly married to Timothy Leary (to whom she was introduced by Salvador DalÝ) before marrying Uma's father, Robert Thurman, a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies at Columbia University. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was given a Buddhist upbringing. Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970), is an American film actress. Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987).
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