American actress, born April 29, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts
, best known for starring in Pulp Fiction
, Kill Bill
, Dangerous Liaisons
, The Truth About Cats and Dogs
, and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
, where she plays Venus. Yes, that
Venus. She also played Poison Ivy
and Emma Peel
Known for being Quentin Tarantino
's (platonic) muse
This actress provides examples of the following tropes:
- Action Girl: A couple of her roles later on in her career are good examples.
- Dyeing for Your Art: From the usual changing color of her hair, using her own voice for musical roles (uncommon for non-singing actresses), to the extremes such as doing full nude scenes, learning martial arts for months, and doing her own stunts.
- Large Ham: In Batman and Robin.
- Ms. Fanservice: In Baron Munchausen, Batman and Robin and The Avengers.
- Statuesque Stunner: At a solid 6' she can tower over most cast mates, especially in heels, as seen in The Producers where she easily has a full head over Love Interest, Matthew Broderick.