Uma Thurman kicks butt in the ''Kill Bill'' movies
AS The Bride
IN Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)
WHO IS SHE? She's Beatrix Kiddo, a.k.a. Black Mamba, a contract killer who emerges from a four-year coma seeking vengeance against her fellow members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS), who left the pregnant Bride for dead on her wedding day in a massacre at the altar.
SKILLS She's a world-class swordfighter and martial-artist.
BATTLE GEAR Bruce Lee-inspired yellow tracksuit
MALE ADMIRER Boss and old flame Bill (David Carradine), who admits he may have overreacted when he learned she was getting married
DROP-DEAD DIALOGUE (in Vol. 2) ''I'm the deadliest woman in the world. But right now, I'm just scared s---less for my baby.''
CAN'T GET ENOUGH? Thurman first tried her hand at action heroics when she zipped herself into Diana Rigg's leather jumpsuit in The Avengers (1998).