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
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: 57
Highest Metascore: 81 Jackie
Lowest Metascore: 28 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 40
  2. Negative: 4 out of 40
40 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
49 New York, I Love You Oct 16, 2009 Director / Segment "Natalie Portman" (Written By) / Rifka (Segment "Mira Nair") 5.3
49 Jane Got a Gun Jan 29, 2016 Producer / Jane Hammond / Jane Hammond 5.4
48 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Nov 16, 2007 Molly Mahoney, The Composer 5.7
45 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Feb 5, 2016 Producer 5.5
45 Hesher May 13, 2011 Producer / Nicole 7.0
44 Planetarium Aug 11, 2017 Laura Barlow / Laura Barlow tbd
37 The Other Woman Feb 4, 2011 Executive Producer / Emilia Greenleaf 4.9
31 Your Highness Apr 8, 2011 Isabel 4.8
30 Where the Heart Is Apr 28, 2000 Novalee Nation / Novalee Nation 6.8
28 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan TBA Sam Turner tbd
tbd The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Oct 27, 2017 Laura tbd

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