Friday, December 18, 2015

Natalie Portman, Star Wars Vixen

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Natalie Portman (born 9 June 1981) is most famous for her performance as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005). However, there is a lot more to this talented woman than just Star Wars. Let's take a look at some facts about Natalie Portman.

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Natalie has dual American and Israeli citizenship. She also has lived in France.

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Portman was born in Jerusalem, and her birth name was Neta-Lee.

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Natalie lived in Washington, D.C., Connecticut and Jericho, Long Island.

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Natalie has a degree in Psychology from Harvard University.

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Natalie took dance lessons at age four.

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Portman met Britney Spears when they were understudies on Broadway in the 1992 Off-Broadway play "Ruthless!"

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Natalie had roles in a number of films during the 1990s.

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Natalie Portman portrayed Anne Frank on Broadway in 1997 in "The Diary of Anne Frank."

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The year 1997 was a big one for Natalie. She won the role of  Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

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The role earned her many other offers. One of them was "Anywhere but Here." She received a Golden Globe nomination fo her role as Ann August.

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Natalie starred in a number of independent films in between her Star Wars films, including "Garden State" and "Closer."

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The Star Wars project wrapped up in 2005 with Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

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Natalie hosted Saturday Night Live on 4 March 2006.

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She served on the jury of the Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2008.

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One of her most famous roles was as the ballerina in "Black Swan." She won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Natalie has represented Dior, but one of her ads for them was banned as being misleading.

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Natalie recently has portrayed Jackie Kennedy in "Jackie," a film by Pablo Larrain. She also was memorable in "Her Highness."

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Natalie has turned down several top roles, including in "Cold Mountain," "Almost Famous" and "The Horse Whisperer."

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Natalie has ranked as high as 25 on FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women in the World, and No. 02 on Empire Magazine's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars.

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Natalie is good friends with Maroon 5.

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Natalie was born on her mother's birthday.

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Her nickname is Nat.

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Natalie has said that "Ninety percent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance."

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Natalie is 5'3" tall.

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Natalie graduated from Syosset High School in 1999.

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Natalie and her fiancé Benjamin Millepied gave birth to their first son in 2011.

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Natalie's mother is her agent.

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There is a band named after her: Natalie Portman's Shaved Head.

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