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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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 2013 Illusions & Mirrors (Short)
 2011 Thor
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 2010 Hesher
Nicole
 2004/I Closer
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 2004 True (Short)
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 2004 Garden State
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 1994 Developing (Short)
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(late 1980s) Stage: Appeared with Britney Spears in "Ruthless", off-Broadway. See more »

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

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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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The people whose secrets I most want to know are people who actually have families and marriages as well as careers - people like Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett and Julianne Moore. I think that if I were like mid-30s and didn't have kids yet I would probably start adopting or something. Aargh, I don't even have a boyfriend, and I'm talking about kids! See more »

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Natalie is entirely of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Natalie's father was born in Israel and Natalie's mother was born in the United States. Natalie's paternal grandparents, Zvi Yehuda Hershlag and Mania Portman, were from Poland and Romania, respectively. Natalie's maternal grandfather, Arthur Edelstein, was born in New York, to a family of immigrants from Austria and Russia, while Natalie's ... See more »

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Nat

Star Sign:

Gemini

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Cannot act her way out of a paper bag JackMillion
Do you think she won her oscar for the wrong movie? misk02
since oscar win lot of haters hirschleger
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She is so pretty and a fine actress w_johnson73
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