Actress and celebrity speaker Natalie Portman made her first film role as an orphan in the French action film Leon, but her first major success came when she was cast as Padme Adidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
While still acting, Natalie attended Harvard University where she studies psychology. In 2001, she opened in New York City’s Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. Four years later Natalie Portman received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress-Motion Picture for the drama, Closer. She made her directorial debut in 2008 by opening of the 65th Venice International Film Festival with Eve. Her more recent role as Nina Sayers in Black Swan, won her an Academy Award, Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award and the BAFTA Award. Natalie Portman is available for personal appearances, endorsements, and corporate hospitality.
CHARITIES: Afghanistan Relief Organization, Artists for Peace and Justice, FINCA, Food Bank For New York City, Listen Campaign, Live 8, Milo Gladstein Foundation, PETA, Shoe4Africa, The Lunchbox Fund, Tony Blair Faith Foundation
APPEARANCES: Conan, Inside the Actors Studio, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Live with Kelly, Project Runway, SNL, The Academy Awards, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rose O’Donnell, Today Show, Top Chef, US Open
TO WORK WITH NATALIE PORTMAN: Celebrity speaker Natalie Portman can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.