Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman: Starting Young

Natalie Portman: Starting Young (2005)

Role: herself
Screen Time: 100%
Age: 23 years old
Beautiful Girls

Beautiful Girls (1996)

Role: Marty
Screen Time: 25%
Age: 14 years old

Léon (1994)

Role: Mathilda
Screen Time: 80%
Age: 12 years old


Natalie Portman


Rating: 9.45 (11 votes)
Birth: 6/9/1981
Current Age: 40 years old


Natalie Portman's Biography

Natalie Portman was born on 9th June 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, as the only child of a doctor father and an artist mother, who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, DC, when she was still very young. After a few more moves, her family finally settled in New York, where she lived until her graduation from high school. She graduated with honors, and her academic achievements allowed her to attend Harvard.

She was discovered by an agent in a pizza parlor at the age of 11. She was pushed towards a career in modeling but she decided that she would rather pursue a career in acting. She was featured in many live performances, but she made her powerful film debut in the movie Léon (1994) (aka "The Professional"). Following this role Natalie won roles in such films as Heat (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996), and Mars Attacks! (1996).

It wasn't until 1999 that Natalie received worldwide fame as Queen Amidala in the highly anticipated US$431 million-grossing prequel Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). Afterwards, she starred in two critically acclaimed comedy dramas, Anywhere But Here (1999), Where the Heart Is (2000), and Closer (2004/I), for which she received an Oscar nomination.





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