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Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

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    • June 9th, 1981
Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag, 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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Filmography

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2022Thor: Love and Thunder as Jane Foster / Mighty Thor
2019Lucy in the Sky as Lucy Cola
2019Avengers: Endgame as Jane Foster
2018Annihilation as Lena
2018Vox Lux as Celeste Montgomery
2018The Death & Life of John F. Donovan as Sam Turner
2018The Death & Life of John F. Donovan as Sam Turner
2017Eating Animals as Narrator (voice)
2017Song to Song as RhondaWatch Free
2016Planetarium as Laura Barlow
2016Jackie as Jackie Kennedy
2015Jane Got a Gun as Jane Hammond
2015A Tale of Love and Darkness as Fania Oz
2015The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as LauraWatch Free
2015Knight of Cups as ElizabethWatch Free
2013Thor: The Dark World as Jane Foster
2011No Strings Attached as Emma Kurtzman
2011Thor as Jane Foster
2011Your Highness as Isabel
2010Black Swan as Nina Sayers
2010Hesher as NicoleWatch Free
2010Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics as Evey (archive footage)
2009The Other Woman as Emilia Greenleaf
2009Brothers as Grace Cahill
2008The Other Boleyn Girl as Anne Boleyn
2008New York, I Love You as Rifka Malone (segment Mira Nair)
2007Hotel Chevalier as Jack's Girlfriend
2007Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium as Molly Mahoney
2007My Blueberry Nights as Leslie
2007The Darjeeling Limited as Jack's Ex-Girlfriend
2006Paris, je t'aime as Francine (Faubourg Saint-Denis)
2006Goya's Ghosts as Inés / AliciaWatch Free
2006Armenian Genocide as Aurora Mardiganian (voice)
2005V for Vendetta as Evey Hammond
2005Free Zone as Rebecca
2005Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Padmé Amidala
2004True as Francine
2004Garden State as Sam
2004Closer as Alice Ayres
2003Cold Mountain as Sara
2002Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Padmé Amidala
2001Zoolander as Natalie Portman
2000Where the Heart Is as Novalee Nation
1999Anywhere But Here as Ann August
1999Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Padmé Amidala
1999Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Padmé Amidala
1996Everyone Says I Love You as Laura Dandrige
1996Mars Attacks! as Taffy Dale
1996Beautiful Girls as Marty
1995Heat as Lauren Gustafson
1994Léon: The Professional as Mathilda Lando

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