Biography

Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag, Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג‎‎; June 9, 1981) is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno. She was later cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005).

Born in Jerusalem to an Israeli father and American mother, Portman grew up in the eastern United States from the age of three. She studied dancing and acting in New York, and starred in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace while still at high school on Long Island. In 1999, Portman enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology, alongside her work as an actress; she completed a bachelor's degree in 2003. During her studies she starred in a second Star Wars film and opened in New York City's The Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull in 2001.

Portman won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for starring in the 2004 drama Closer, appeared in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith the following year, and won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in the political thriller V for Vendetta (2006). She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), and also appeared in Thor (2011) and its 2013 sequel. In 2010, Portman starred in the psychological thriller film Black Swan. Her performance received widespread critical acclaim and she earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress, her second Golden Globe Award, the SAG Award, the BAFTA Award and the BFCA Award in 2011. In 2016, she portrayed First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the biographical drama Jackie. She was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and won the BFCA for Best Actress.

In May 2008, Portman served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. The same year she directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You. Her first feature film as a director, A Tale of Love and Darkness, was released in 2015.

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Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag, Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג‎‎; June 9, 1981) is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno. She was later cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005).

Born in Jerusalem to an Israeli father and American mother, Portman grew up in the eastern United States from the age of three. She studied dancing and acting in New York, and starred in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace while still at high school on Long Island. In 1999, Portman enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology, alongside her work as an actress; she completed a bachelor's degree in 2003. During her studies she starred in a second Star Wars film and opened in New York City's The Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull in 2001.

Portman won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for starring in the 2004 drama Closer, appeared in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith the following year, and won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in the political thriller V for Vendetta (2006). She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), and also appeared in Thor (2011) and its 2013 sequel. In 2010, Portman starred in the psychological thriller film Black Swan. Her performance received widespread critical acclaim and she earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress, her second Golden Globe Award, the SAG Award, the BAFTA Award and the BFCA Award in 2011. In 2016, she portrayed First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the biographical drama Jackie. She was nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and won the BFCA for Best Actress.

In May 2008, Portman served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. The same year she directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You. Her first feature film as a director, A Tale of Love and Darkness, was released in 2015.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1981-06-09

Place of Birth Jerusalem, Israel

Official Site http://www.natalieportman.com

Also Known As

  • 나탈리 포트만
  • Наталі Портман
  • Натали Портман
  • Neta-Lee Hershlag
  • 納塔莉波曼
  • Natalie Hershlag
  • ناتالي بورتمان
  • ナタリー・ポートマン
  • 娜塔莉·波特曼
  • นาตาลี พอร์ตแมน

Acting TV ShowsMovies

In the Garden of Beasts as Martha Dodd
2018 Annihilation as The Biologist
2018 The Death & Life of John F. Donovan as Sam Turner
2017 The Pulitzer At 100 as Herself
2017 Song to Song as Rhonda
2016 Jackie as Jacqueline Kennedy
2016 Planetarium as Laura Barlow
2016 The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as Laura
2016 Angie Tribeca(1 episode) as Christina Craft
2016 Jane Got a Gun as Jane Hammond
2015 Mr. Gaga as Herself
2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness as Fania Oz
2015 Knight of Cups as Elizabeth
2013 Thor: The Dark World as Jane Foster
2013 Illusions & Mirrors as Young Woman
2011 Thor: From Asgard to Earth as Herself
2011 Thor as Jane Foster
2011 Your Highness as Isabel
2011 No Strings Attached as Emma Kurtzman
2010 Black Swan as Nina Sayers
2010 The Other Woman as Emilia Greenleaf
2010 I'm Still Here as Herself
2010 Hesher as Nicole
2009 Brothers as Grace Cahill
2009 GREED
2008 New York, I Love You as Rifka Malone (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 Ex-Girlfriend
2007 Hotel Chevalier as Jack's Girlfriend
2007 My Blueberry Nights as Leslie
2006 Goya's Ghosts as Inés / Alicia
2006 Paris, je t'aime as Francine (Faubourg Saint-Denis)
2006 The Armenian Genocide as Aurora Mardiganian (voice)
2006 V for Vendetta as Evey Hammond
2005 The Story of Star Wars as Padme Amidala
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Padmé Amidala
2005 Free Zone as Rebecca
2005 10 Year Retrospective: Cast and Crew Look Back as Herself - 'Mathilda'
2005 Natalie Portman: Starting Young as Herself
2004 Closer as Alice Ayres
2004 Garden State as Sam
2004 True as Francine
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 Padmé Amidala
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 Lando
1994 Developing as Nina
1989 The Simpsons(2 episodes)
1972 Great Performances(1 episode) as Herself - Host
1969 Sesame Street(1 episode)

Production

2016 Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesProducer
2016 Jane Got a GunProducer
2015 A Tale of Love and DarknessProducer
2015 The Seventh FireExecutive Producer
2011 No Strings AttachedExecutive Producer
2010 The Other WomanExecutive Producer
2010 HesherProducer

Directing

2015 A Tale of Love and DarknessDirector
2008 New York, I Love YouDirector
2008 EveDirector

Writing

2015 A Tale of Love and DarknessScreenplay
2008 New York, I Love YouWriter
2008 EveWriter

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