Fun Faith Fact!: Uma Thurman's father is a leading Buddhist scholar
Uma Thurman's father is a leading Buddhist scholar, and as such raised his whole family as Buddhists. The Dalai Llama himself was a guest at their house many times. Uma means "Great Middle Way," and as she grew older she found her way out of Buddhism and into agnosticism. Her career spans from modeling, to a frequent spot in Quentin Tarantino's films. She is a supporter of numerous charities, and supports anti-gun campaigns.