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Natalie Portman

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Natalie Portman is an American actress noted for her roles as Queen Padmé Amidala in Star Wars and Dr. Jane Foster in Thor. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1981 and later moved to Long Island, New York where she grew up. She studied at Harvard University where she earned a degree in psychology, and in 2010 she received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as the Swan Queen in Black Swan. She and her husband, dancer Benjamin Millepied have a son.

27 Feb, 2011

Oscar

Oscar

The actress wins her first Academy Award for her portrayal of Nina Sayers/The Swan Queen in the 2010 drama Black Swan.  She wins the award over fellow nominees: Annete Bening, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence, and Michelle Williams.

I want to thank my parents for giving me the opportunity to work from such an early age. My beautiful love, Benjamin, who has now given me my most important role of my life

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