With just turned 21 years old and the inspiring light of her parents, Maya Thurman Hawke, daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke , has just come to the fore and is making this 2019 definitely her year: in addition to her tremendous landing in the third season of the fashion series, ‘Stranger Things’, will act in the new movie by Quentin Tarantino , ┬┤Once upon a time in Hollywood’.

Who is Maya Thurman Hawke
Her parents met on the set of ‘Gattaca’, a 1997 science fiction movie in which Ethan Hawke plays a young man with dreams of an astronaut and Uma Thurman the girl he falls in love with and who works at the base for space travel. She had become a pop icon of cinemawith ‘Pulp Fiction’, and he established himself as the symbol of a generation in ‘Dead Poets Club’.
Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke were married in May 1998, and in June of the same year her daughter Maya was born. In 2002 they had their second child, before divorcing in 2005. In addition to being born from a marriage of famous actors, Maya is the great-great-granddaughter of filmmaker Tennessee Williams , so she soon showed that she had art in her veins.
Since she was little she manifested dyslexia problems, but the artistic atmosphere that she breathed in her house led her to study dramatic arts and in parallel to her acting career she showed great talent and a solid vocation for modeling .
Maya Thurman during the filming of ‘Stranger Things’ | Netflix
It seems that the center where Maya Thurman Hawke was forged as an artist was the famous Saint Ann’s School , in Brooklyn, which is usually where the children of the bohemian elite are educated and from which stars like Jennifer Connelly, Lena Dunham and the designer Zac Posen , who now has Maya as one of his muses.
On her mother’s side, Maya Thurman also carries the world of fashion in her blood, since her grandmother was the model Nena von Schlebrugge , who in turn was the daughter of the model Birgit Holmquist . Maya began as a model in Vogue magazine , and was also selected as the image of the AllSaints fashion house. in 2017Sofia Coppola featured her in a Calvin Klein ad campaign .

Maya Thurman Hawke: A Star Is Born
That same year Sofia Coppola thought of Maya Thurman for the adaptation of The Little Mermaid projected for Universal Pictures , although in the end the producer opted for a more familiar face: Chloe Grace Moretz .
However, Maya found her moment soon after, when she was selected to be part of the cast of the BBC series ‘Little Women’ .
At that time, she was training at the prestigious Juilliard acting school., in New York, but she abandoned everything to take on the most important challenge: to play the combative Jo March , a character previously brought to life by none other than Katherine Hepburn, June Allyson and Winona Ryder.
There she learned from the best and, above all, grew as an actress under the guidance of Angela Landsbury , who played the role of Aunt March. Maya also worked, in ‘Little Women’, along with other emerging stars like Kathryn Newton , later known for her participation in ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Supernatural’.
He debuted in the cinema in 2018 with ‘Ladyworld’, by Amanda Kramer, although his big break as a movie star is expected this 2019 with the premiere of ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’, by Quentin Tarantino . In the movie, Maya will be able to learn again next to the best, because the new Tarantino has Brad Pitt and Leonardo Di Caprio as protagonists .
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Now that the director is preparing his retirement, Maya may become his latest muse after his mother, things from the cinema, gave life to his most iconic female characters: Mia Wallace in ‘Pulp Fiction’ and Beatrix Kiddo in ‘Kill Bill’.
In addition, this 2019 the young actress has joined the cast of ‘Stranger Things’, the series that everyone talks about and that can definitely catapult her to fame. Alli plays Robin, Steve’s roommate at Scoops Ahoy ice cream parlor , and stars alongside Winona Ryder, a friend of her dad’s since that famous supermarket dance in ‘Reality Bites.’
This 2019 is undoubtedly her year, with other projects such as the films ‘Human Capital’ and ‘Mainstream’ , and judging by the acting skills shown in ‘Stranger Things’ it seems that she will soon stop being ‘the daughter of… .’ to become Maya Thurman Hawke, in all caps.

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