Born June 19th, 1981 in Jerusalem, Natalie Portman eventually graduated high school in in ne York and went on to Harvard. She's most notably remembered for her role in Star Wars: Episode 1 but she debuted in The Professional where she later landed jobs acting in titles such as Mars Attacks ad Beautiful Girls.. In Star Wars she played the part of Queen Amidila. That movie grossed 431 million dollars. That's a big pedestal to achieve! She also received an Oscar award for Closer.