Natalie Portman
Birthday: 1981-06-09
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.
Career History
Being Produced
Bronco Belle as Raylene Jackson
May December as Elizabeth Berry
2022
Thor: Love and Thunder as Jane Foster / The Mighty Thor
2021
One-Tenth of a Millimeter Apart as Self (archive footage)
2020
Showbiz Kids as Self (archive footage)
2019
2018
Annihilation as Lena
Vox Lux as Celeste Montgomery
Eating Animals as Narrator (voice)
Dolphin Reef as Narrator (voice)
2017
Miss Dior as Miss Dior
Song to Song as Rhonda
The Pulitzer At 100 as Herself
2016
Planetarium as Laura Barlow
Jackie as Jackie Kennedy
2015
2013
Thor: The Dark World as Jane Foster
Illusions & Mirrors as Young Woman
2011
No Strings Attached as Emma Kurtzman
Thor as Jane Foster
Your Highness as Isabel
2010
Black Swan as Nina Sayers / The Swan Queen
The Other Woman as Emilia Greenleaf
Hesher as Nicole
14 Actors Acting as Herself
I'm Still Here as Herself
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics as Evey (archive footage)
2009
2008
The Other Boleyn Girl as Anne Boleyn
New York, I Love You as Rifka Malone (segment Mira Nair)
2007
Hotel Chevalier as Jack's Girlfriend
The Darjeeling Limited as Jack's Ex-Girlfriend
2006
V for Vendetta as Evey Hammond
Paris Je T'aime as Francine (Faubourg Saint-Denis)
Goya's Ghosts as Inés / Alicia
The Armenian Genocide as Aurora Mardiganian (voice)
2005
2004
True as Francine
Garden State as Sam
Closer as Alice Ayres
The Story of Star Wars as Padmé Amidala (archive footage)
2003
Cold Mountain as Sara
2002
2001
2000
Where the Heart Is as Novalee Nation
1999
1996
Everyone Says I Love You as Laura Dandrige
Mars Attacks! as Taffy Dale
Beautiful Girls as Marty
1995
Heat as Lauren Gustafson
1994
Léon: The Professional as Mathilda Lando
Developing as Nina