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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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Stage: Appeared with Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Marcia Gay Harden in "The Seagull." The play was directed by Mike Nichols. 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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I agree with Walter Murch's theory that digital will never have the emotional or visual power of regular film, because audiences respond to absences. Regular film has a split second of blank screen between each shot, which the audience's brain has to automatically fill in. Digital doesn't have that, so it doesn't engage the audience in the same ways. In all modernist literature, the most present ... See more »

Trivia:

Can speak two languages, Hebrew and English (her native languages), fluently. Also knows some conversational French, German, Japanese and Spanish. See more »

Trademark:

Brown eyes 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
Leon: The Professional obetduque
Cannot act her way out of a paper bag JackMillion
She is so pretty and a fine actress w_johnson73
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