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Natalie Portman


Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, D.C., when she was still very young. After a ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 49 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Illusions & Mirrors (Short)
 2007-2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Darcy
- Moonshine River (2012) ... Darcy (voice)
- Little Big Girl (2007) ... Darcy (voice)
 2012 Paul McCartney: My Valentine (Video short)
 2011 Thor
Jane Foster
 2010 Hesher
Nicole
 2004/I Closer
Alice
 2004 True (Short)
Francine
 2004 Garden State
Sam
 2004 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Natalie
- Episode #35.4 (2004) ... Natalie
 1994 Developing (Short)
Nina
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Other Works:

(late 1980s) Stage: Appeared with Britney Spears in "Ruthless", off-Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 27 Interviews | 35 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 94 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on Sarah Lane dance controversy] I did my work and I'm in the majority of the film. I did have a dance double for the most difficult sequences. It was just unfortunate, the entire situation. She's a wonderful dancer and hopefully people will get to see her in her company. I'm sorry that she felt unacknowledged. See more »

Trivia:

Before she was cast in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), she had never seen the original Star Wars trilogy. She admitted to James Lipton on "Inside the Actor's Studio" in 2004 that before being cast she didn't know the difference between Star Wars and Star Trek. See more »

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Often portrays characters that are rather smart, mature and grown up for their age See more »

Nickname:

Nat

Star Sign:

Gemini

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Do you think she won her oscar for the wrong movie? misk02
since oscar win lot of haters hirschleger
Are women jealous of her? me1991
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She is so pretty and a fine actress w_johnson73
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