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Date of Birth 15 June 1977Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Birth NameBenjamin L. Millepied
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Benjamin Millepied is a world-renowned choreographer, dancer, and rising director. In 2010, Millepied choreographed and starred in the Oscar winning feature Black Swan. Since then, he has directed a number of short films, commercials, and music videos in collaboration with artists including Philip Glass, Mark Bradford, IO Echo, Lil Buck, and Zeds Dead. Most recently, Millepied directed a short film for luxury jewelry brand Van Cleef and Arpels based on his original choreography entitled Reflections. In 2012, Millepied founded The Amoveo Company, a multi-media production company and art collective based in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Vanessa Elliott

Spouse (1)

Natalie Portman (4 August 2012 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Millepied is engaged to actress Natalie Portman. Portman announced the engagement, and her pregnancy, on December 27, 2010.
Classically trained and studied at the School of American Ballet as a teenager.
In his first language, French, his last name means "thousand feet" - a very apt name for a dancer and choreographer.
His fiancé Natalie Portman gave birth to their first child, a son named Aleph, on June 14, 2011. The name Aleph is the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet equivalent to the letter "A".
In September 2011, Millepied was awarded the "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres" from the French Minister of Culture. In attendance for the ceremony was his fiancé Natalie Portman and their son, Aleph.
Married fiancée Natalie Portman in a ceremony before 60 guests in Big Sur, California at 8pm (August 4, 2012).

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