Natalie Portman

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Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman Cannes 2015 5 (cropped).jpg
Portman at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
Born
Neta-Lee Hershlag

(1981-06-09) June 9, 1981 (age 37)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Citizenship
  • Israel
  • United States
Alma materHarvard University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • filmmaker
Years active1994–present
Works
Full list
Spouse(s)
Children2
AwardsAcademy Award:
Best Actress - Black Swan (2010)
BAFTA Award:
Best Leading Actress - Black Swan (2010)
Golden Globe Award:
Best Actress - Motion Picture - Black Swan (2010)
Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture - Closer (2005)

Natalie Portman (born Natalie Hershlag;[1][2] Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג[3]; June 9, 1981)[4] is an Israeli-American actress. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel. Portman is an only child. She lived in Washington, D.C. and Connecticut before coming to Long Island, New York with her parents. In 1999, she graduated from Syosset High School. Portman attended Harvard University, studying Psychology. In 2010, She won the Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards for "Best Actress" for her acting in the movie Black Swan.

She is most famous for starring in Star Wars Episodes I, II and III as Padme in the early 21st century. She has also appeared on Saturday Night Live.

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  1. Dickerson, James. Natalie Portman: Queen of Hearts (ECW Press, 2002), p. 32.
  2. Collins, Andrew. "Natalie Portman: The Prodigy Comes of Age". The Observer, January 2, 2011. Retrieved January 6, 2011.
  3. Salonim, Nir (February 28, 2011). "(Hebrew) A swan: All you need to know about the Oscar winner Natalie Portman". mako. Israel. Retrieved February 28, 2011.
  4. "Natalie Portman" (fee, via Fairfax County Public Library). Newsmakers. Detroit: Gale. 2000. GALE|K1618002985. Retrieved March 9, 2012. Gale Biography In Context. (subscription needed)

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