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Uma Karuna Thurman stars in NBC's musical drama "Smash" as Rebecca Duvall, a Hollywood actress who wants to star in Bombshell despite having no theatrical ability. Initially, the team behind Bombshell are intent on pandering to Rebecca's celebrity status, but grow increasingly exasperated by her unprofessional behavior. After the first preview, Rebecca is hospitalized after Ellis slips peanuts, which she is allergic to, in her smoothie. She eventually backs out of the show.

For her role on Smash as Rebecca Duvall, Thurman received a 2012 Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.


Uma Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies. She received an Academy Award nomination for the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction (1994) and she won a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Hysterical Blindness (2002). She was also in the 2005 movie version of the Tony Award winning musical, The Producers.