Natalie Portman

Biography: Natalie Portman was born on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel as the only child of a doctor (father) and an artist (mother, who also acts as Natalie's agent). Natalie left Israel for Washington when she was only three years old. After a few more moves, her family finally settled in New York, where she lived until her graduation from high school. She graduated with honors, and her academic achievements allowed her to attend and graduate from Harvard.

At a young age, Natalie was always the little entertainer. She even put on shows during her grandfather's funeral when she was seven. She was discovered by a Revlon scout in a Long Island pizza parlor at the age of 11. She was pushed towards a career in modeling but she decided that she would rather pursue a career in acting. She was featured in many live performances, but she made her powerful film debut in the movie Léon: The Professional (1994).

That role launched her successful movie career and won her roles in such films
as Heat (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996) and Mars Attacks! (1996). It wouldn't be until 1999 when she received worldwide fame as Queen Amidala in the highly anticipated $431 million grossing Prequel Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999). Natalie next starred in two critically acclaimed comedy dramas Anywhere But Here (1999), and Where the Heart Is (2000).

Since then, Portman has done more than a dozen films including the sequels 2nd and 3rd installments of the "Star Wars" movies, Cold Mountain (2003), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) playing Scarlett Johansson's sister.
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Natalie Portman's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 79 Black Swan
Lowest Metascore: 30 Where the Heart Is
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 26
  2. Negative: 3 out of 26
26 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Jane Got a Gun Feb 20, 2015 Producer / Jane Hammond tbd
tbd Knight of Cups TBA Cast tbd
tbd Untitled Terrence Malick Project TBA Cast tbd
54 Thor: The Dark World Nov 8, 2013 Jane Foster / Jane Foster 7.5
45 Hesher May 13, 2011 Producer / Nicole 7.1
57 Thor May 6, 2011 Jane Foster 6.9
31 Your Highness Apr 8, 2011 Isabel 4.8
37 The Other Woman Feb 4, 2011 Executive Producer / Emilia Greenleaf 5.0
50 No Strings Attached Jan 21, 2011 Executive Producer / Emma Franklin 5.3
79 Black Swan Dec 3, 2010 Nina 8.0
58 Brothers Dec 4, 2009 Grace Cahill 7.3
49 New York, I Love You Oct 16, 2009 Director / Segment "Natalie Portman" (Written By) / Rifka (Segment "Mira Nair") 5.8
52 My Blueberry Nights Apr 4, 2008 Leslie 6.7
50 The Other Boleyn Girl Feb 29, 2008 Anne Boleyn 6.2
48 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Nov 16, 2007 Molly Mahoney, The Composer 5.3
52 Goya's Ghosts Jul 20, 2007 Inés/Alicia 6.9
51 Free Zone Apr 7, 2006 Rebecca 5.0
62 V for Vendetta Mar 17, 2006 Evey Hammond 8.1
68 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Padmé 7.2
65 Closer Dec 3, 2004 Alice 6.6
73 Cold Mountain Dec 25, 2003 Sara 4.8
53 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Senator Padmé Amidala 6.1
30 Where the Heart Is Apr 28, 2000 Novalee Nation 7.8
59 Anywhere But Here Nov 12, 1999 Ann August 7.0
51 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Queen Amidala/Padmé 5.9
52 Mars Attacks! Dec 13, 1996 Taffy Dale 6.2
64 Beautiful Girls Feb 9, 1996 Marty 8.0
76 Heat Dec 15, 1995 Lauren Gustafson 8.7
64 The Professional Nov 18, 1994 Mathilda 8.8

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