Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress. She has had a prolific film career since her teenage years and has starred in various blockbusters and independent films, receiving multiple accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Natalie Portman is an acclaimed actress, director, producer, and activist. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel, and moved to the United States as a child. She made her film debut in 1994 with the thriller Léon: The Professional, and rose to fame as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. She has also starred in critically acclaimed films such as Closer, V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Jackie, and Annihilation. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Black Swan in 2011. She is also a Harvard graduate, a vegan, and a supporter of various social and environmental causes. She has directed two feature films: A Tale of Love and Darkness, based on the memoir of Amos Oz, and an adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel My Brilliant Friend. She is married to French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, with whom she has two children.