Actress Natalie Portman: Her Background and Education - Is She Too Sophisticated?
All About Nat (Natalie) Portman
Natalie Portman, born Natalie Hershlag, is an award winning actress. Her claim to fame was starring as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequels. She was born in Jerusalem, and holds dual American and Israeli citizenship.
Portman began her career at an early age, taking dance lessons at 4 years old, and starring in a feature film at 13. She has since went on to win several awards including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her performance in Black Swan.
Portman is engaged to choreographer Ben Millipied as of December, 2010. On June 14th, 2011 Portman gave birth to their son. Millipied and Portman met during the filming of Black Swan, though details are not easy to come by, as Portman is known to value her privacy and has largely avoided speaking at length about about her relationship with Millipied.
- Born June 9, 1981
- Moved to the U.S. in 1984
- Has a B.A. in psychology from Harvard
- Has studied more than 4 languages
- Is vegan and an animal rights activist
Interview With Natalie Portman (Video)
Here's What Others Are Saying
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Natalie's A Mom!
As of June 14, 2011, Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman are the proud parents of a baby boy. People Magazine was the first to report the birth. It's now rumored that the name of their son is Alef, after the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The name means "leader". There is, as of yet, no confirmation on this.
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Natalie Portman Rapping (Video)
There are many sides to Natalie Portman, but did you know that she's also a badass rapper in her spare time? In this short clip from SNL, Portman gives Eminem a run for his money.
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Natalie Portman, Actress: V for Vendetta. Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, the only child of a doctor father (from Israel) and an artist mother (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, D.C., whe
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