Natalie Portman

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Natalie Portman, American-Israeli actress, born 9 June 1981 in Jerusalem.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name in English: Natalie Portman
Name in Hebrew: נטלי פורטמן
Full real name: Natalie Hershelg
Nationality: United States – Israel
Language: English, Hebrew
Religion: Judaism
Residence: Washington, D.C., United States
Date of birth: 9 June 1981
Place of birth: West Jerusalem
Age: 41 years (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Profession: Actress, Model
Genre: Hollywood Movies
Years of activity: 1994 – present
Sons: 1
Father: Abner Hershelg
Mother: Lashley Stevens

Biography, Life story

ناتالي بورتمان - Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman was born on 9 June 1981 in West Jerusalem. Her father, Abner Hershelaj, is an Israeli Jewish enrichment and reproduction physician whose ancestors migrated to Israel from Romania and Poland. Her mother, Lashley Stevens, is a Jewish American housewife from a Jewish family who emigrated from Russia and Austria. Her grandmother and father’s grandfather died in Auschwitz, while her grandmother’s mother worked as a British spy in World War II. She meets the mother and father of Portman at a Jewish student center at Ohio State University where her mother was selling tickets. They remained in contact after the father’s return to Israel, and married several years later when her mother visited him there. In 1984, when Portman was three years old, they returned to the United States and resided in Washington, D.C., where her father studied medicine. The family moved to Connecticut since 1988, then moved to Long Island, New York, since 1990, and their stay between Jericho and New York fell apart. Portman has studied at Harvard since 1999, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2003. She studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and received a bachelor’s degree in arts. Portman and her family currently live in Washington, D.C.

Natalie Portman has been married to French dancer Benjamán Melbei since 2012.

List of works – Filmography


Léon: The Professional, Developing (1994), Heat (1995), Beautiful Girls, Everyone Says I Love You, Mars Attacks! (1996), Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Anywhere but Here (1999), Where the Heart Is (2000), Zoolander (2001), Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Garden State, Closer (2004), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Free Zone (2005), V for Vendetta, Paris, je t’aime, Goya’s Ghosts (2006), My Blueberry Nights, The Darjeeling Limited, Hotel Chevalier, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), The Other Woman, New York, I Love You, Brothers (2009), Hesher, Black Swan (2010), No Strings Attached, Your Highness, Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Knight of Cups, Jane Got a Gun (2014).


Sesame Street (2003/2004), Saturday Night Live, The Armenian Genocide (2006), The Simpsons (2007, 2012).


Ruthless (1994), The Diary of Anne Frank (1999), The Seagull (2001).

Awards and Honors

– Academy Award for Best Actress for Black Swan Work in 2011.
– BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for the Work of Black Swan 2011.
– Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Film about work (closer) in 2005.
– The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – A Drama Film About the Work of Black Swan 2011.
– Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role for the Work of BlackSwan in 2011.
– Two Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actress in 2005.
– Oscar for Best Lead Actress for her role in the 2011 film Black Swan.