Natalie Portman is an American actress who was born in Israel in the year 1981 on 9th of July. Natalie began an extensive career in the film industry when she was in her young years; she has starred in numerous independent and blockbusters movies, for which Natalie has received numerous accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, an Academy Award, and 2 Golden Globe Awards.
Beginning of Acting Career
At the age of twelve, Natalie began her acting career when she got the opportunity to star as the young protégée of a hitman in 1994 in the action-drama film named Léon: The Professional. When Natalie was in high school, she successfully made her Broadway debut in a production of The Diary of a Young Girl in 1998 and managed to gain international recognition for her amazing acting as Padmé Amidala in the year 1999 in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
From the time period of 1999 to 2003, Natalie followed Harvard University for the bachelor’s degree in a particular subject, which was psychology, while persisting in working in the Star Wars prequel trilogy in the year 2002 and 2005 and The Public Theater’s 2001 revival of Anton Chekhov’s play The Seagull. Natalie was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004 for Best Supporting Actress and successfully won a Golden Globe Award for playing the role of a mysterious stripper in the romantic drama named Closer.
Few More Hits by Natalie Portman
Natalie’s career progressed with every starring role she got, as her work was always on point. Natalie played Evey Hammond in V in the year 2005 for Vendetta, and in 2008 she did the role of Anne Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl. Later Natalie was seen in a psychological horror movie where she played a part of a troubled ballerina in the year 2010 named Black Swan, leading her to succeed in an Academy Award. There is no denying she deserves it for being the best actress.
In 2011, Natalie Portman starred in the romantic comedy movie named No Strings Attached, and also got the opportunity to be get featured as Jane Foster in the movies of Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films popularly known as Thor in the year 2011 and also seen in another series of Thor: The Dark World in 2013 where she managed to establish herself among the other highest-paid actresses around the world. Since Natalie has portrayed Jacqueline Kennedy in 2016 in the biopic of Jackie, she became one of the most popular world actresses and successfully earned her 3 Academy Award nomination.
Later in 2018, she was seen in a science fiction film by Annihilation. Natalie also duplicated her role of Foster in the animated series by Disney+ named What If…? and in the 2022 movies, popular as Thor: Love and Thunder. Natalie’s debuted her directorial ventures, including the short film in 2008 named Eve, and, in 2015, the biographical drama was released with the title of A Tale of Love and Darkness. Natalie is one of those actresses who always takes a stand, and whenever she feels something becomes vocal about the politics of Israel and the United States. She is an advocate for environmental causes and animal rights. Natalie is married to choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied, with whom she has 2 children.
Early Career of Natalie Portman
Natalie Herschlag was born in the year 1981 on the 9th of June in Jerusalem to Jewish parents with roots in Austria, Poland, and Russia. Shelley is the only child who is an American homemaker who works as an agent of Portman, and Avner Hershlag, a gynecologist who was also born in Isreal. Natalie’s maternal grandparents had American Jews, whereas her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who moved to Israel.