Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke's daughter Maya says being a celebrity 'is not particularly interesting' to her

With parents like Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, Maya Hawke's foray into the family business seemed inevitable. 

In a new interview with Elle magazine, the A-listers' 19-year-old daughter opens up about her natural transition into becoming an actor -- but makes it clear that she's not so keen on following in her parents' celebrity footsteps. 

For Maya, acting has felt "like swimming, breathing or kissing." She recently nabbed a role on season three of Stranger Things, and dropped out of Juilliard's prestigious acting school after one year to star as Jo March in PBS Masterpiece's adaptation of Little Women.

The budding actress says she feels like she's been preparing for her role in the latter "my entire life," but still admits to asking her parents' for advice while filming in Ireland. She took their notes, but insists acting advice is as far as it goes. "The world of celebrity that comes with the world of art is not particularly interesting to me," she shares. 

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Maya Hawke attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 03: Actress Maya Hawke attends the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 03: Maya Hawke and Ethan Hawke attend the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the Michael Kors fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Vivian Beaumont Theatre on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: Maya Hawke attends Moncler Genius during Milan Fashion Week on February 20, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images for Moncler)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the Tom Ford Women's Fall/Winter 2018 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Park Avenue Armory on February 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the 2018 Warner Music Group Pre- Grammy Celebration at The Grill & The Pool Restaurants on January 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 16: Actress Maya Hawke attends photo call for BBC's 'Little Women' at Langham Hotel on January 16, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Maya Hawke attends the 'Little Women' special screening at The Soho Hotel on December 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the after party for the screening of Oscilloscope's 'ma ma' hosted by The Cinema Society and Chopard at Cafe Medi on May 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Maya Thurman-Hawke attends 'The Beguiled' New York premiere at The Metrograph on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: Maya Thurman-Hawke (L) and actress Uma Thurman attend 'The Theory Of Everything' New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on October 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Maya Thurman-Hawke enter the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 05: Uma Thurman and Maya Hawke attend the Miu Miu Resort Collection 2015 at Palais d'Iena on July 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/French Select/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Maya Thurman-Hawke (L) and actor Ethan Hawke attend the 13th Annual AARP's Movies For Grownups Awards Gala at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
SANTA BARBARA, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Maya Thurman-Hawke and Ethan Hawke attend the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival closing night screening of 'Before Midnight' featuring a conversation with Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke on February 9, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for SBIFF)
WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 26: Actor Ethan Hawke (C) and kids Roan Thurman-Hawke and Maya Thurman-Hawke arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Getaway' at Regency Village Theatre on August 26, 2013 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: (L-R) Actress Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Thurman-Hawke attend the HRC Marriage for Equality USA celebration at the Calvin Klein Boutique on April 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 02: Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke sighting at Blu Dot furniture store on September 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Peterson/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
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