Portman’s most notable role came in 1999 when she portrayed Queen Padmé Amidala in the highly anticipated “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” and its subsequent sequels. Despite mixed critical reception for the prequel trilogy, her performance was widely praised.
In 2010, Natalie Portman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Nina Sayers in the psychological thriller “Black Swan.” Her portrayal of a ballet dancer undergoing a psychological breakdown earned her critical acclaim and established her as a major talent in the industry.
Portman has also been involved in various other projects. She played Jane Foster in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in movies like “Thor,” “Thor: The Dark World,” and “Avengers: Endgame.” Besides acting, she directed and starred in the 2015 film “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” based on the memoir by Amos Oz.