Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1981. She left Israel by the age of 3 and moved to Maryland Connecticut and finally to Long Island New York. When she was only 11 years old she was discovered by a modeling agent at a Pizza Parlor. Natalie wanted a more fulfilling job. Her real interest came after spending 3 summers at the Stagedoor Manor Performing Camp. Her first acting experiences came when she was cast in Stagedoor theater productions of a Midsummer Nights Dream, Cabaret, Anne of Green Gables and Tapestry. She has since made movie appearances in The Professional, Heat, Beautiful girls, Star Wars, Closer and many others. Portman is also trilingual she is able to speak Hebrew, English and Japanese. In 2005 she studied Psychology at Harvard University and at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.