She was later cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 20).
Born in Jerusalem to an Israeli father and American mother, Portman grew up in Jericho, New York from the age of three.
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"There's a lot of bare midriff and shoulders this time." On our way to attend an evening reading by novelists Salman Rushdie and Jamaica Kincaid and poet John Ashbery, Portman chats about student life on campus.
"My peers here are pretty frickin' accomplished," she says.
The 10 Best Movies of 2010 At college, Portman finds that for the most part she is allowed to fit in quietly; that people are "sort of just unimpressed" that she is the actress chosen by czar George Lucas to play queen-turned-senator Padmé Amidala, future wife of Anakin Skywalker, in a trilogy of prequels to the most successful movie series of all time.
Portman won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for starring in the 2004 drama Closer, appeared in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith the following year, and won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in the political thriller V for Vendetta (2006).The two began dating early in 2008, only to end their affair later that year. The duo began dating in early 2010 and surprised everyone when they announced their plans to marry and their plans to have a baby, expected sometime in 2011.However, Banhart shared in 2009 that all was cool between the pixie-like starlet and the rocker. "I have always kept my private life private," Portman said of the news.Here being Harvard, where Portman, 20, is majoring in psychology.Right now, though, she is pushing the committee to choose Out Kast, while a student poll favors Dave Matthews.