Natalie Portman


Date of Birth: 09 June 1981
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel.
Age: 29
First Name: Natalie
Last Name: Portman
Build: Slim
Height: 5′ 3″ (160 cm)
Eye Color: Brown – Light
Hair Color: Brown – Dark
Star Sign: Gemini
Claim to Fame: Queen Amidala on Star Wars
Occupation: Actress
Religion: Other
Occupation Category: Actress
Nationality: American
Alternative Names: Nat


Biography of Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman (Hebrew: פורטמן נטלי, born Natalie Hershlag June 9, 1981 (30 years)) is an Israeli actress. His first role was in 1994 (17 years) independent film Leon (known in America as a professional). They came to fame after playing Padmé Amidala wide Star Wars prequel trilogy. Portman, who said: “I’d rather be smart than a movie star,” completed a degree in psychology at Harvard University while she worked on the Star Wars movies.

In 2001 (10 years), Portman opened in New York Theatre production of the City Public Chekhov’s The Seagull (5 walls) with Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Philip Seymour Hoffman. In 2005 (6 years), Portman received a Golden Globe for best actress in the drama Closer. In May 2008 (3 years) was the youngest member of the 61st Cannes Film Festival jury. The Portman’s directorial debut, Eve, opened the 65th Venice International Film Festival Short Film competition in 2008 (3 years).

Natalie Portman was born Hershlag (Hebrew: נטלי הרשלג) in Jerusalem, Israel. Her father, Avner Hershlag, is an Israeli physician who specializes in fertility and reproduction (reproductive endocrinology). Her mother, Shelley Stevens, is an American homemaker who now works as her agent. Portman maternal ancestors were Jews from Austria and Russia, and his paternal ancestors were Jews who immigrated to Israel from Poland and Romania. The parents of his paternal grandfather died in Auschwitz and her Romanian-born great-grandmother was a spy for the British during World War II.

Portman parents met at a Jewish student center at Ohio State University, where his mother was selling tickets. His father returned to Israel, and the two are married and when his mother visited Israel a few years later. In 1984 (27 years), when Portman was three years old, the family moved to the United States, where his father received his medical training. The first family lived in Washington, DC, where she attended Charles E. Portman Smith Jewish school, but moved to Connecticut in 1988 (23 years), and then permanently in Long Iceland, New York, down, in 1990 (before 21 years). Portman has said that despite “really loves the States … my heart is in Jerusalem. That’s where I feel at home.” She is an only child and much of his parents, who are often seen with her in his film is released from nearby.

The first works
Portman started dancing lessons at 4 years and sang in local assemblies. At the age of 10, a Revlon agent asked him to be a model child, but she declined the offer to concentrate on acting. In an interview, Portman said he was “… different from other children. I was ambitious, I knew what I wanted and what I wanted and I worked very hard. I was a child very seriously.” Portman spent her school holidays to visit the camps of theater. When he was ten, she auditioned for Ruthless! To confirm a piece about a girl who is willing to kill to get is that the protagonist of a school, and she was chosen as the understudy for Laura Bell Bundy. In 1994 (17 years), she auditioned for the role of a middle-aged child murderer for hire in Luc Besson’s film Léon (aka The Professional) befriends. Shortly after landing the role, she took the maiden name of his grandmother, “Portman” as her stage name, in the interest of privacy, in the director’s cut of the film on DVD (Digital Versatile Disc), who is credited as Natalie Hershlag. Leon was born on November 18, 1994 (17 years), marking his feature film debut at age 13. That same year he appeared to develop in the short, which aired on television.

In the mid-1990s, Portman had roles in films heat, everyone says I love you, and Mars Attacks!, As a major role in Beautiful Girls. It was also the first choice to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare +, but the producers felt like it was not age appropriate. In 1997 (14 years), Portman played the role of Anne Frank in a Broadway adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank. She refused to star in the film Anywhere But Here, after learning it would involve a sex scene, but director Wayne Wang and actress Susan Sarandon calls for a revision of the script, Portman was a new project, and joined the project. The film was the end of 1999 (12 years), and received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Ann August. Critic Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon called Portman “astonishing” and said that “[u] Except for any number of actresses her age, neither too maudlin nor the brave.” In late 1990, Portman was cast as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars prequel trilogy. The first part, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace opened in the spring of 1999 (12 years). He then signed to play the main role of a teenage mother persevere where the heart is.

After filming Where the Heart Is, Portman moved into the dorms of Harvard to pursue a degree in psychology. She said in an interview in 1999 (12 years), with the exception of the Star Wars prequels, not act for the next four years to focus on the study. During the summer, a film from June to September 2000 (11 years), Portman Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones in Sydney, including additional production in London. In July 2001 (10 years), Portman opened in New York Theatre production of the City Public Chekhov’s The Seagull (5 walls), directed by Mike Nichols, in the role of Nina alongside Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The game at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park opened. That same year he became one of the many celebrities who have cameos in the comedy Zoolander. In 2002 (9 years), the film opens worldwide. Portman was in a small role in the film Cold Mountain alongside Jewish Law (4 walls) and cast Nicole Kidman.

In 2004 (7 years), Portman appeared in independent movies Garden State and more. Garden State was an official selection of Sundance Film Festival and won the Best First at the Independent Spirit Awards. His interpretation of Alice in Closer saw Portman win a Golden Globe Actress and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

The final Star Wars prequel, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, on May 19, 2005 (6 years) published. The film became the highest grossing film of the year and became the favorite movie (wallpaper) in the Peoples Choice Awards. Also in 2005 (6 years), Free Zone Portman and director Milos Forman shot Goya’s Ghosts. Forman had not seen any of his works, but thought it looked like a Goya painting so he requested a meeting.

Portman appeared on Saturday Night Live on March 4, 2006 (5 years), the host of the Fall Out Boy with musical guests and special guest star Dennis Haysbert. In a short SNL Digital, which is presented as angry gangsta rapper (with Andy Samberg as her Flavor Flav-esque partner Viking garb) during a mock interview with Chris Parnell, said she cheated at Harvard University, while high pot and cocaine. The song, titled “Natalie Rap”, was released – along with other drawings in the series – in 2009 (2 years) Incredibad, an album by The Lonely Iceland. In another sketch, she plays a student named Rebecca Hershlag (his real surname) attending a Bar Mitzvah, and a drawing rate is repeated The Needlers (also known as Sally and Dan, the couple must separate known), works theater a fertility specialist (her father’s profession).

V for Vendetta opened in early 2006 (5 years). Portman represented Evey Hammond, a young woman who is saved by the secret police of the main character, V. Portman worked with a voice coach to learn the role, to speak with an English accent, and his head shaved.

V for Vendetta, Portman commented on the political relevance, and mentioned that his character, which binds to the land against the government of the group, “often bad and does things you do not like” and “Being from Israel was the reason So I wanted to do this because terrorism and violence as a daily part of my conversations since I was little. “She said the film” does not make clear good or bad statements. respects the audience enough to take his own opinion . “Both Goya’s Ghosts and Free Zone received limited releases in 2006 (5 years). Portman starred in the wonder of children in the film Mr. Magorium’s Emporium, filming began in April 2006 (5 years) and published in November 2007, she said she was “happy to make a film of children.” Eric Bana and Scarlett Johansson (60 walls), one of the leading roles in the film, at the end of 2006 (5 years), Portman The Other Boleyn Girl (4 walls), a historical drama in which she plays Anne Boleyn shot. He was also one of the hottest women of film and TV by Blender magazine.

In 2006 (5 years), Wong Kar-wai filmed road movie My Blueberry Nights. She gained recognition for her role as Leslie player, and that “even playing a waif or a child princess but a mature woman with body … but she’s not coasting on her looks … She uses her attractive , while provocative and flirt with the players at the table. “Portman said girlfriend Darcy Bart Simpson in the episode” The Big Girl “18 The Simpsons Season. “She also appears in Paul McCartney’s music video” Dance Tonight “(4 years) of his 2007 album Memory almost complete direction of Michel Gondry. Portman starred in the Wes Anderson short film Hotel Chevalier, opposite Jason Schwartzman, in which he played the her first nude scene. It is next to Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal (six walls) of the Brothers drama, a remake of 2004 (7 years) Danish film under the same name. In May 2008 (3 years age), Portman was the youngest member of the jury 61st Annual Film Festival Cannes.

Portman has been in the role of Jane Foster in the upcoming release of Kenneth Branagh’s Thor.

Although she says her family was not religious, Portman attended a Jewish school grade, Solomon Schechter Day School of Glen Cove, New York. He graduated from a public high school Syosset High School. Portman skipped the premiere of Star Wars: Episode I in order to study for exams in high school.

In June 2003 (8 years), Portman graduated from Harvard University with a degree in psychology. At Harvard, Portman was Alan Dershowitz assistant research (which he thanks in the case of Israel) in a psychology laboratory. Although Harvard was, was a resident of Lowell House, and wrote a letter to The Harvard Crimson, in response to anti-Israeli essay.

Portman made postgraduate courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the spring of 2004 (7 years). In March 2006 (5 years), she appeared as a guest lecturer at Columbia University in progress against terrorism and counterterrorism, where she spoke about her film V for Vendetta.

In addition to the bilingual in Hebrew and English, Portman French, Japanese, German and has studied Arabic.

As a student, Portman two research papers that were published in professional journals, co-author. His role as 1998 (13 years) high school, “A simple method for the enzymatic production of hydrogen from sugar show” was introduced in the Intel

 Science Talent Search. In 2002 (9 years ago), she contributed to a study on memory called “Frontal Lobe Activation During Object Permanence” during her psychology studies at Harvard.


Portman has been a vegetarian since childhood and is an advocate for animal rights. She does not eat animal products or wear fur, feathers, or leather. “All of my shoes are from Target and Stella McCartney,” she has said. It has been reported that she will appear alongside actress Elissa Sursara in a PETA PSA to support the group’s anti-fur campaign at some point throughout 2009 (2 years ago). In 2007 (4 years ago), Natalie Portman traveled to Rwanda with Jack Hanna, to movie a documentary titled Gorillas on the Brink. Later, at a naming ceremony, Portman named a baby gorilla Gukina, which means “to play.” In 2007 (4 years ago), she launched her own brand of vegan footwear. Portman has been an advocate of environmental causes since childhood, when she joined an environmental song and dance troupe known as World Patrol Kids. She is also a member of the One Voice movement.

Portman was involved with the 2004 (7 years ago) presidential campaign of Democratic candidate John Kerry and has supported antipoverty activities. In 2004 (7 years ago) and 2005 (6 years ago), she traveled to Uganda, Guatemala, and Ecuador as the Ambassador of Hope for FINCA International, an organization that promotes micro-lending to help finance women-owned businesses in poor countries. In an interview conducted backstage at the Live 8 concert in Philadelphia and appearing on the PBS program Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria, she discussed microfinance. Host Fareed Zakaria said that he was “generally wary of celebrities with fashionable causes”, but included the segment with Portman because “she really knew her stuff.” In the “Voices” segment of the Apr. 29, 2007 (4 years ago), episode of the ABC Sunday Morning Program This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Portman discussed her work with FINCA and how it can benefit women and children in Third World countries. In fall 2007 (4 years ago), Portman visited several university campuses, including Harvard, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Princeton, New York University, and Columbia, to inspire students with the power of microfinance and to encourage them to join the Village Banking Campaign to help families and communities lift themselves out of poverty.

On the concept of the afterlife, she comments: “I don’t believe in that. I believe this is it, and I believe it’s the best way to live.” She has said that she feels more Jewish in Israel and that she would like to raise her children in the Jewish religion: “A priority for me is definitely that I’d like to raise my kids Jewish, but the ultimate thing is to have someone who is a good person and who is a partner… I get much more Jewish in Israel.” During the 2008 (3 years ago) Democratic primaries, Portman supported Senator Hillary Clinton for president, but said that she “likes Obama as well. I even like John McCain.” She later campaigned for Obama during the general election.

In the May 2002 (9 years ago) issue of Vogue, Portman called actor/musician Lukas Haas and musician Moby her close friends. After starring in the video for his song “Carmensita,” she began a relationship with Venezuelan folk singer Devendra Banhart. which ended in sep. 2008 (3 years ago).





Beautiful Girls

Everyone Says I Love You

Mars Attacks!

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Anywhere but Here

Where the Heart Is


Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Cold Mountain

Garden State


Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Free Zone

V for Vendetta

Paris, je t’aime

Goya’s Ghosts

My Blueberry Nights

The Darjeeling Limited

Hotel Chevalier

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

The Other Boleyn Girl (4 walls)

New York, I Love You


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