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Actress Natalie Portman won the 2010 Academy Award for her role as a dancer in Black Swan.
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With a psychology degree from Harvard and an Academy Award for Black Swan, Natalie Portman has proven she's just as talented and intelligent as she is captivatingly gorgeous.
A short biography of Natalie Portman who made her screen debut in "The Professional" and became a household name when she starred as Queen Amidala in the "Star Wars" prequels. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in "Black Swan."
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Portman has also completed production on the second and third films in the Star Wars series, reprising her role as Queen Amidala. In 2004 Portman starred in 2004's Garden State. In 2005, she won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Closer co-starring Clive Owens,
Portman won critical praise for her role in 2006's V for Vendetta. In 2008 she starred in historical drama The Other Boleyn Girl alongside Scarlett Johansson.
Portman's next big role came in 2010, when she starred in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. Portman reportedly lost 20 pounds and went through rigorous dance training for the film, which was a critical success.
Portman started dating ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied in 2009, after meeting on the set of Black Swan. In 2010 the couple announced their engagement, and in June 2011 Portman gave birth to her first child, Aleph Portman-Millepied. Portman and Millepied wed in August 2012. According to People magazine, the wedding was attended by several celebrities, including Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and Macaulay Culkin.
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