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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)
 2011 Thor
Jane Foster
 2010 Hesher
Nicole
 2004/I Closer
Alice
 2004 True (Short)
Francine
 2004 Garden State
Sam
 1994 Developing (Short)
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"Poetry and the Creative Mind" benefit. She gave readings of "Somewhere I Have Never Travelled, Gladly Beyond",e.e. cummings; "First Fig" and "Second Fig" by Edna St. Vincent Millay; and "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," by T.S. Eliot. See more »

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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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Personal Quote:

[on shooting the strip-club scene fully nude] You can't do this stuff half-assed, pun intended. See more »

Trivia:

She has worked with two Draculas as well as two Frankenstein monsters. In Léon: The Professional (1994), she worked with Gary Oldman, who played Dracula for Francis Ford Coppola. In Heat (1995), she appeared with Robert De Niro, who played The Creature for Kenneth Branagh. In Star Wars, she works with Christopher Lee, who played both roles for Hammer Film Productions. 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
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