June 9, 1981
39 years old
Israel - U.S.
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
34-25-34 in | 86-63.5-86 cm
50 kg | 110 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, Israel, on June 9, 1981, is an American-Israeli actress.
Young Natalie Portman first started performing as a member of environmental song and dance troupe "The World Patrol Kids".
She played Anne in production of "Anne of Green Gables" (1994), at the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Camp.
She made her big screen debut in crime thriller film Léon: The Professional (1994) in role as Mathilda, at the age of 13.
Her breakthrough performance came as Padmé Amidala Naberrie in epic space opera movie Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999).
Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) superhero in role as Jane Foster
Lucy in the Sky (2019) drama in role as Lucy Cola, opposite Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz and Dan Stevens
She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Nina Sayers in psychological horror film Black Swan (2010).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy in biographical drama film Jackie (2016).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Alice Ayres / Jane Jones in romantic drama film Closer (2004).
She played Padmé Amidala in Star Wars prequel trilogy:
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
She portrayed Jane Foster in superhero films:
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Adele August in comedy drama movie Anywhere But Here (1999).
V for Vendetta (2005) dystopian political thriller in role as Evey Hammond
Goya's Ghosts (2006) drama opposite Javier Bardem
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) musical comedy directed by Woody Allen
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) historical romantic drama with Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana
Brothers (2009) psychological drama war with Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal
Hesher (2010) dark comedy drama opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt
No Strings Attached (2011) romantic comedy with Ashton Kutcher
Knight of Cups (2015) experimental drama directed by Terrence Malick
Garden State (2004) romantic comedy drama opposite Zach Braff and Peter Sarsgaard
Song to Song (2017) romantic drama with Ryan Gosling and Cate Blanchett
Vox Lux (2018) music drama with Jude Law
Annihilation (2018) science fiction horror opposite Oscar Isaac and Jennifer Jason Leigh
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018) drama opposite Kit Harington and Thandie Newton
She guest starred in educational children's television series Sesame Street (2003, 2004).
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2006 and 2018.
She is the only child.
Graduated from Syosset High School in Syosset, New York (1999).
Graduated with a Artium Baccalaureus degree in Psychology, from Harvard College (2003).
She is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Has an IQ of 140.
Studied ballet and modern dance at the American Theater Dance Workshop in New York.
Featured in music video for Paul McCartney "Dance Tonight" (2007).
Good friends with Jake Gyllenhaal and Mila Kunis.
She directed and wrote Israeli drama film A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015).
Her favorite actor is Ben Kingsley.
She is a vegetarian.
Best friends with actress Rashida Jones.
Has a dual citizen of the United States and Israel.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She dated Lukas Haas (1998), Hayden Christensen (2000-2001), Devendra Banhart (2008), Nathan Bogle (2007-2008), Jude Law (2007), Nathan Rothschild (2007), Andy Samberg (2006), Jake Gyllenhaal (2006) and Gael García Bernal (2003-2007).
She married French ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied in 2012, they have a son and a daughter.