The real name of the American actress Natalie Portman is Natalie Hershel. She is best known by her stage name, Natalie Portman. Natalie Portman was born in Israel, so she also has an Israeli citizenship. Natalie Portman attended a Jewish school, but later she moved with her parents in Washington, so she learned to speak English, too. Contrary to the general beliefs about actresses, Natalie Portman is not only a beautiful woman, but she is also smart. This is an interesting part of her life that should make us have a different opinion about actors. Natalie Portman wanted very much to study psychology, so she did not give up to this idea even if it could ruin her acting career. She declared that she prefers to be smart rather than just an actress, so she risked.
Fortunately, Natalie Portman did not lose any of them. She was a successful lecturer, research assistant and a co-author of two research papers. Even since early childhood, Natalie Portman started taking dancing lessons and she spent her holidays participating in theater camps. She said that she worked a lot and she was a very ambitious child. She was also very serious and she knew what she wanted. She acted in beautiful movies such as Where The Heart Is, Garden State, Closer, V For Vendetta or My Blueberry Nights.
Natalie Portman movies are very difficult, but she has an amazing talent that impressed both the producers and the audience. In 2010, Natalie Portman demonstrated once again that she is a very talented actress by acting in Black Swan movie. In Black Swan, Natalie Portman gave one of her best and unforgettable performances. For this role, she had to work a lot and the daily workout was very exhausting. Fortunately, Natalie Portman knows what working very hard means, so she gave the best of her talent. She won an Oscar for this movie, but controversies arose. However, in 2011, Natalie Portman acted in No Strings Attached, but she was also the producer of this movie. She has a son with Benjamin Millepied, a ballet dancer. Natalie Portman is a talented actress and also a smart woman who will be an important part of the American movies history.