How old is Uma Thurman, who’s her daughter Maya, what are the Pulp Fiction star’s hit movies and what did she say about Harvey Weinstein?

UMA Thurman is certainly one of the biggest talents in Hollywood right now – and now her daughter looks set to follow in her footsteps.

Here's what you need to know about her and her career so far…

Uma Karuna Thurman is a 47-year-old actress from Boston, Massachusetts.

She was born to a Buddhist professor and former monk father, and a Swedish model, so was raised in a Buddhist household.

Her name translates roughly in Sanskrit to "Splendour and Compassion".

She is one of five children – with an older half-sister Taya, from her father's first marriage, and three full-blooded brothers. Ganden, Dechen and Mipam.

While Uma's CV boasts an eclectic mix of genres in her acting career, she is arguably most known for her work with Quentin Tarantino.

Launching herself into the public eye with the role of Mia in 1995's Pulp Fiction, she later collaborated with Tarantino again for Kill Bill volumes 1 and 2 in 2003 and 2004 respectively.

Other roles of note include Poison Ivy in Batman and Robin, Noelle in The Truth About Cats and Dogs and Emma Peel in The Avengers.

She also appeared in the remake of musical The Producers, and Lars Von Trier movies Nymphomaniac.

Uma has been married twice and been in several high-profile, long-term relationships.

Her first marriage was to actor Gary Oldman, whom she was wed to from 1990 to 1992 before they split.

In 1998, she married Ethan Hawke, whom she met on the set of film Gattaca.

They had two children together – a son and a daughter – before they split in 2003. It was finalised in 2005.

She then entered an on/off relationship with French financier Arpad Busson, and together they had one daughter, Luna, in 2012.

Uma has since currently attached to hotelier Andre Balazs, and has been since 2015.

After the scandal broke, Thurman had an emotional moment with Access Hollywood at the screening of her new film The Parisian Woman.

Calmly telling the reporter that she was "waiting until her anger subsides to address the issue", she stopped short of making any accusations herself.

However, as dozens more women came forward against Harvey, Uma posted a statement on Instagram, alluding to her own abuse.

She wrote: "I am grateful today, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courage to stand up for others.

"I said I was angry recently, and I have a few reasons, #metoo, in case you couldn’t tell by the look on my face.

"I feel it’s important to take your time, be fair, be exact, so… Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

"(Except you Harvey, and all your wicked conspirators – I’m glad it’s going slowly – you don’t deserve a bullet) – stay tuned."

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