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Portman at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival, presenting V for Vendetta.
(Hebrew: נטלי הרשלג)
June 9, 1981
|Known for||The Swan Queen in Black Swan
Mathilda in Léon
Padmé Amidala in the "Star Wars prequel trilogy"
Novalee Nation in Where the Heart Is
Sam in Garden State
Alice in Closer
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
Best Actress - Black Swan (2010)
Best Leading Actress - Black Swan (2010)
Golden Globe Award:
Best Actress - Motion Picture - Black Swan (2010)
Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture - Closer (2005)
Natalie Portman (born Natalie Hershlag; Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג; June 9, 1981) is an Israeli-American actress. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel. Portman is an only child. She lived in Washington, D.C. and Connecticut before coming to Long Island, New York with her parents. In 1999, she graduated from Syosset High School. Portman attended Harvard University, studying Psychology. In 2010, She won the Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards for "Best Actress" for her acting in the movie Black Swan.
She is most famous for starring in Star Wars Episodes I, II and III as Padme in the early 21st century. She has also appeared on Saturday Night Live.
Portman began dating French ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied in 2009. The couple met while she was filming Black Swan, for which he was the choreographer.
In December 2010, Portman announced their engagement and confirmed her pregnancy.
Portman and Millepied married in a Jewish ceremony in Big Sur, California on August 4, 2012.
The couple has two children: a son, Aleph (born June 2011) and a daughter, Amalia (born February 2017).
|1994||Léon: The Professional||Mathilda|
|1996||Everyone Says I Love You||Laura|
|1996||Mars Attacks!||Taffy Dale|
|1999||Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace||Padmé Amidala|
|1999||Anywhere but Here||Ann August|
|2000||Where the Heart Is||Novalee Nation|
|2002||Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones||Padmé Amidala|
|2005||Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith||Padmé Amidala|
|2005||V for Vendetta||Evey Hammond|
|2006||Paris, je t'aime||Francine||Segment: "Faubourg Saint-Denis"|
|2006||Goya's Ghosts||Inés / Alicia|
|2007||My Blueberry Nights||Leslie|
|2007||Hotel Chevalier||Jack's Ex-Girlfriend||Short film|
|2007||The Darjeeling Limited||Jack's Ex-Girlfriend||Cameo|
|2007||Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium||Molly Mahoney|
|2008||The Other Boleyn Girl||Anne Boleyn|
|2009||The Other Woman||Emilia Greenleaf||Also executive producer|
|2009||New York, I Love You||Rifka||Appears in the segment directed by Mira Nair
Also director and writer for one segment
|2010||Black Swan||Nina Sayers|
|2011||No Strings Attached||Emma Kurtzman||Also executive producer|
|2013||Thor: The Dark World||Jane Foster|
|2013||Illusions & Mirrors||Young Woman||Short film|
|2015||The Seventh Fire||—||Executive producer; Documentary|
|2015||Knight of Cups||Elizabeth|
|2015||A Tale of Love and Darkness||Fania Oz||Also director and writer|
|2016||Jane Got a Gun||Jane Hammond||Also producer|
|2016||Pride and Prejudice and Zombies||—||Producer|
|2017||Song to Song||Rhonda|
|2017||The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards||Laura||Segment: "Lacunae"|
|2018||Vox Lux||Celeste||Also executive producer|
|2018||The Death & Life of John F. Donovan||Sam Turner|
|2019||Avengers: Endgame||Jane Foster||Archive footage from Thor: The Dark World and new voice-over|
|2019||Lucy in the Sky||Lucy Cola|
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
- 2002 - Teen Choice Awards, Choice Movie Actress: Drama/Action Adventure: Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
- 2005 - Golden Globe Awards, Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Closer
- 2005 - National Board of Review Awards, Best Acting by an Ensemble: Closer
- 2005 - San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, Best Supporting Actress: Closer
- 2007 - The Constellation Awards, Best Female Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series: V for Vendetta
- 2007 - Saturn Awards, Best Actress: V for Vendetta
- 2010 - Academy Awards, Best Actress: Black Swan
- 2010 - BAFTA Awards, Best Actress: Black Swan
- 2010 - Golden Globe Awards, Best Actress - Motion Picture: Black Swan
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