NATALIE PORTMAN (JACKIE KENNEDY)
Natalie Portman received her second Academy Award nomination and first Best
Actress win for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed Black
Swan. For her role, Portman also received a Golden Globe, BAFTA Award, Screen
Actors Guild Award, and Critics' Choice Award.
Portman has starred in over
twenty-five films, including Luc Besson's The Professional (1994), Garden State,
Closer (Academy Awardnomination and Golden Globe Award), V For Vendetta, My
Blueberry Nights, The Other Boleyn Girl, Brothers, No Strings Attached, Thor,
and Knight of Cups, to name a few. Additionally, she starred in George Lucas'
Star wars: Episode I, II and III, the prequels to the wildly popular Star Wars
trilogy which rank among the topgrossing films ever produced. She has completed
work on several upcoming films, including the Rebbecca Zlotowski's Planetarium
opposite Lily Rose-Depp, and Alex Garland's highly anticipated second feature,
Annihilation, for Paramount. She is also attached to star in a biopic of Ruth
Bader Ginsberg (On The Basis Of Sex).
On stage, Portman starred in Mike Nichol's Shakespeare in the Park production of
The Seagull, opposite Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Philip Seymour Hoffman, as
well as in James Lapine's Broadway production of The Diary Of Anne Frank.
Portman has also taken on a variety of roles behind the lens. She wrote,
directed, produced, and starred in A Tale of Love and Darkness, based on the
memoir by Amos Oz, which premiered internationally at the 2015 Cannes Film
Festival and in North America at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Additionally, she wrote and directed Eve, starring Lauren Bacall, Ben Gazzara,
and Olivia Thirlby, which premiered at the 2008 Venice Film Festival. She also
wrote and directed a short film for New york, I Love you, about a day in the
life of a father and daughter in Central Park.
She also served as a producer in
the recently released documentary The Seventh Fire about a group of Native
American gang members, in addition to producing the upcoming Eating Animals,
based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer.
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