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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 57 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Annihilation (filming)
The Biologist
 2016/II Weightless (completed)
 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)
Natalie Portman
 2011 Thor
Jane Foster
 2010 Hesher
Nicole
 2008 Natalie Portman and Rashida Jones Speak Out (Video short)
Natalie Portman
 2005 Domino One
Dominique Bellamy
 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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Featured in an episode of the interview series "Hollywood Stars" about the movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). Others interviewed include Samuel L. Jackson, Ian McDiarmid, Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Trisha Biggar, Bruce Spence and Jimmy Smits. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 29 Interviews | 37 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 99 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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 »

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Did not have a Bat Mitzvah due to her parents being more secular than religious Jews. She attended a Conservative Jewish day school through seventh grade more to preserve her sense of Israel and her Hebrew than a religious motivation. See more »

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Brown eyes See more »

Nickname:

Nat

Star Sign:

Gemini

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