Natalie Portman

Biography

Natalie Portman is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 action film Léon: The Professional, but mainstream success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005). In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003.

In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Closer. She won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance and a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in V for Vendetta (2006). She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). In May 2008, she served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. Portman's directorial debut, Eve, opened the 65th Venice International Film Festival's shorts competition in 2008. Portman directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You. Portman is also known for her portrayal as Jane Foster, the love interest of Marvel superhero Thor, in the film adaptation Thor (2011), and its sequel, Thor: The Dark World (2013).

In 2010, Portman starred in the psychological thriller Black Swan. Her performance received critical praise and earned her a second Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the BAFTA Award, the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011.

Natalie Portman is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 action film Léon: The Professional, but mainstream success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005). In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003.

In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Closer. She won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance and a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in V for Vendetta (2006). She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). In May 2008, she served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. Portman's directorial debut, Eve, opened the 65th Venice International Film Festival's shorts competition in 2008. Portman directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You. Portman is also known for her portrayal as Jane Foster, the love interest of Marvel superhero Thor, in the film adaptation Thor (2011), and its sequel, Thor: The Dark World (2013).

In 2010, Portman starred in the psychological thriller Black Swan. Her performance received critical praise and earned her a second Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the BAFTA Award, the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1981-06-09

Place of Birth Jerusalem, Israel

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.natalieportman.com

Also Known As

  • 나탈리 포트만

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan
2017 Weightless
2017 In the Garden of Beasts as Martha Dodd
2017 Annihilation as The Biologist
2016 Planetarium as Laura Barlow
2016 Jackie as Jacqueline Kennedy
2016 The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as Laura
2016 Jane Got a Gun as Jane Hammond
2015 Knight of Cups as Elizabeth
2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness as Fania Oz
2013 Thor: The Dark World as Jane Foster
2013 Illusions & Mirrors
2011 Thor as Jane Foster
2011 Your Highness as Isabel
2011 No Strings Attached as Emma Kurtzman
2010 Black Swan as Nina
2010 Hesher as Nicole
2009 The Other Woman as Emilia Greenleaf
2009 Brothers as Grace Cahill
2009 GREED, a New Fragrance by Francesco Vezzoli
2008 New York, I Love You as Rifka (segment Mira Nair)
2008 The Other Boleyn Girl as Anne Boleyn
2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium as Molly Mahoney
2007 The Darjeeling Limited as Jack's X-Girlfriend
2007 Hotel Chevalier as Jack's Girlfriend
2007 My Blueberry Nights as Leslie
2006 Goya's Ghosts as Alicia | Inés
2006 Paris, je t'aime as Francine (Faubourg Saint-Denis)
2005 V for Vendetta as Evey Hammond
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Padmé Amidala
2005 Free Zone as Rebecca
2005 Natalie Portman: Starting Young as Herself
2005 10 Year Retrospective: Cast and Crew Look Back as Herself - 'Mathilda'
2004 Closer as Alice
2004 True as Francine
2004 Garden State as Sam
2003 Cold Mountain as Sara
2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Padmé Amidala
2001 Zoolander as Herself
2001 The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' as Herself
2000 Where The Heart Is as Novalee Nation
1999 Anywhere But Here as Ann August
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Queen Amidala / Padmé
1996 Mars Attacks! as Taffy Dale
1996 Everyone Says I Love You as Laura Dandrige
1996 Beautiful Girls as Marty
1995 Heat as Lauren Gustafson
1994 Leon: The Professional as Mathilda
1994 Developing as Nina
1989 The Simpsons(2 episodes)
1972 Great Performances(1 episode) as Herself - Host
1969 Sesame Street(1 episode)
1900 On the Basis of Sex
1900 Star Wars: Episode III.I - Turn to the Dark Side as Padme Amidala
1900 The Armenian Genocide(0 episodes) as Aurora Mardiganian

Production

2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies … Producer
2016 Jane Got a Gun … Producer
2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness … Producer
2010 Hesher … Producer

Directing

2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness … Director
2008 New York, I Love You … Director
2008 Eve … Director

Writing

2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness … Screenplay

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