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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 54 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Planetarium (post-production)
Laura Barlow
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (completed)
Jane Hammond
 2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness
Fania Oz
 2015 Knight of Cups
 2013 Illusions & Mirrors (Short)
 2007-2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Moonshine River (2012) ... Darcy (voice)
- Little Big Girl (2007) ... Darcy (voice)
 2011 Thor
Jane Foster
 2010 Hesher
 2005 Domino One
Dominique Bellamy
 2004/I Closer
 2004 True (Short)
 2004 Garden State
 2004 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #35.4 (2004) ... Natalie
 1994 Developing (Short)
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Is an image model for "Kamiseta" the Philippines leading female apparel brand. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 27 Interviews | 36 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 99 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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(On the necklace she gave Julia Roberts) Oh, I made the mistake of telling one person I did that - now everyone loves this story! It was just a joke, because there were lots of dirty words in the script and, every time Julia had to say a bad word, she got all blushy. See more »


Owns and operates her own film production company, Handsomecharlie Films, with Annette Savitch. As of 2011, every film produced by the company (except for the short film "Eve", which Portman wrote and directed) has featured Natalie in a lead or supporting role. As well as acting in the films produced by Handsomecharlie Films, she is also credited as an executive producer. See more »


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



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