Natalie Portman Profile


Natalie Portman (born Natalie Hershlag on 9th June, 1981) is a famous American actress. She had dual Israeli and American citizenship. Natalie Portman made her film debut by a French action film “Leon” in 1994. Her major success came when she cast in star war prequel trilogy; she secured her position in Hollywood after this film. In 1999, Natalie Portman enrolled at Harvard University and continues her acting career as well.

In 2000, Natalie Portman she made her debut in Public Theater. She acted in Anton Chekhov’s production, “The Seagull”. In 2005, she won a Golden Globe award for best supporting actress in the drama film “Closer”. Natalie Portman appeared in several notable films in the next few years. Some of them are “V for Vendetta”, “Goya’s Ghosts” and “The Other Boleyn Girl”. Natalie Portman was part of the jury for 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival. She was the youngest member of the jury.In 2008, She make her debut in direction with a short film named “Eve”.

In 2011, she appeared in a successful and critically acclaimed film “Black Swan”. Her performance in highly appreciated and she won several awards for this film.
Natalie Portman engaged with Benjamin Millepied. They met on the film set of “Black Swan”.

Natalie Portman’s Personal Information

Full Name Natalie Hershlag
Nick Name Nat
Profession
  • Actress
  • Model
Gender Female
Birth Date June 9, 1981
Star Gemini
Parents
  • Father: Avner Hershlag
  • Mother: Shelley (née Stevens)
Country United States
Birth Place Jerusalem, Israel
Education
  • Graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. degree in psychology.
  • Graduated from Syosset High School in Syosset, Long Island
Hair Brown
Eye Color Brown
Height 5? 3?
Marital Status Engaged
Awards
  • 2002: “Teen Choice Award” for “Movie Actress” in film “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones”
  • 2004: “San Diego Film Critics Society Award” for “Best Supporting Actress” in film”Closer.”
  • 2004: “National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award” for “Best Actress” in Drama “Closer.”
  • 2005: “Golden Globe Award” for “Best Suppoting Actress” in film “Closer.”
  • 2006: “Saturn Award” for “Best Actress” in film “V for Vendetta.”
  • 2010: “New York Film Critics Online Award” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2010: “Online Film Critics Society” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2011: “Academy Award” for “Best actress” in film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2011: “Boston Society of Film Critics Award” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan”
  • 2011: “British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award ” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2011: “Broadcast Film Critics Association Award” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan”
  • 2011: “Golden Globe Award” for “Best Actress” in Film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2011:”Independent Spirit Awards” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan”
  • 2011: “Saturn Award” for “Best Actress” in film “Black Sawan.”
  • 2011: “Screen Actors Guild Award” for “Outstanding performance(female)” in film “Black Sawan.”
Most Remembered for Black Sawan
Designers
Hobbies reading, traveling, Learning different languages,
Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • German
  • Arabic

Natalie Portman’s Projects

Film
1994

  • “Léon”
  • “Developing”

1995

  • “Heat”

1996

  • “Beautiful Girls”
  • “Everyone Says I Love You”
  • “Mars Attacks!”

1999

  • “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”
  • “Anywhere but Here”

2000

  • “Where the Heart Is”

2001

  • “Zoolander”

2002

  • “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones”

2003

  • “Cold Mountain”

2004

  • “Closer”

2005

  • “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith”
  • “Free Zone”

2006

  • “V for Vendetta”
  • “Paris, je t’aime”
  • “Goya’s Ghosts”

2007

  • “My Blueberry Nights”
  • “The Darjeeling Limited”
  • “Hotel Chevalier”
  • “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium”

2008

  • “The Other Boleyn Girl”

2009

  • “The Other Woman”
  • “New York, I Love You”
  • “Brothers”

2010

  • “Hesher”
  • “Black Swan”

2011

  • “No Strings Attached”
  • “Your Highness”
  • “Thor”

TV series

  • “Sesame Street” (2 Episodes)
  • “Saturday Night Live” (Host for one Episode)
  • “The Armenian Genocide” (Documentary)
  • “The Simpsons” (one episode)

Theater

  • “Ruthless!”
  • “The Diary of Anne Frank”
  • “The Seagull”

Natalie Portman’s Trivia

  • Natalie Portman shaved her head for the film “V for Vendetta.”

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