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Natalie Portman wows with white dress, lighter hair

Natalie Portman wows with white dress, lighter hair

SHANGHAI, June 20 (UPI) --Natalie Portman debuted lighter hair at the Miss Dior exhibition opening Thursday in Shanghai.
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Keira Knightley says someone mistook her for Britney Spears

Keira Knightley says someone mistook her for Britney Spears

LONDON, June 17 (UPI) --Keira Knightley is used to fans mistaking her for other celebrities, including Natalie Portman, Kate Winslet and even Britney Spears.
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Natalie Portman: Chris Hemsworth's wife stood-in for me during final kiss scene

Natalie Portman: Chris Hemsworth's wife stood-in for me during final kiss scene

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Natalie Portman said replacing her with Chris Hemsworth's wife was the "perfect solution" for "Thor 2" reshoots.
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'Thor' still occupies Valhalla at the box office

LOS ANGELES, D.C., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- "Thor: The Dark World," starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and others, sat atop the box office for the second week in a row with $38.454 million.

'Thor' pounds rivals to win weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- "Thor: The Dark World," starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and others, hammered rivals for the No. 1 weekend spot with $86.109 million at the box office.
Natalie Portman to direct her first feature-length film

Natalie Portman to direct her first feature-length film

JERUSALEM, July 24 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman will make her feature-length film directorial debut with "A Tale of Love and Darkness," the Jerusalem Post said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 9, 2013.
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Bradley Cooper replaces Jude Law in 'Jane Got a Gun'

Bradley Cooper replaces Jude Law in 'Jane Got a Gun'

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper has signed on to replace Jude Law in "Jane Got a Gun," which is now filming in New Mexico, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Once achieved, true fame is not fleeting

MONTREAL, March 31 (UPI) -- True fame is not fleeting and those who become truly famous in sports, politics and other domains stay famous for decades, U.S. and Canadian researchers say.
Actor Jude Law, director Lynne Ramsay quit 'Jane' film

Actor Jude Law, director Lynne Ramsay quit 'Jane' film

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Director Lynne Ramsay and actor Jude Law have quit "Jane Got a Gun" just as the film was to start shooting in New Mexico, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Benjamin Millepied named director of the Paris Opera Ballet

Benjamin Millepied named director of the Paris Opera Ballet

PARIS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, who met his wife Natalie Portman on the set of "Black Swan," is to serve as director of the Paris Opera Ballet.

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Kate Winslet, Ned Rocknroll secretly marry ... Natalie Portman named most bankable star ... Brandy engaged to Ryan Press ... Author Dennis Lehane offers character-name reward for lost dog ... News from United Press International.
Actress Natalie Portman named most bankable star

Actress Natalie Portman named most bankable star

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman topped Forbes magazine's list of Hollywood's most bankable stars.
Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Despite the staggering number of media outlets dogging their every move, some celebrities still managed to shock the world with their marriage, divorce and birth announcements in 2012.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Justin Bieber to have cameo on 'Simpsons'

Justin Bieber to have cameo on 'Simpsons'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Justin Bieber is to have a cameo appearance on the Fox animated TV series "The Simpsons," the Canadian singer-songwriter-actor said on Twitter.
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Best Actress Natalie Portman poses with her Oscar backstage at the 83rd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 27, 2011. UPI/Phil McCarten
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Natalie Hershlag (Hebrew: נטלי הרשלג‎; born June 9, 1981), better known by her stage name Natalie Portman, is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film Léon, but major success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003.

In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture for the drama Closer. She shaved her head and learned to speak with a British accent for her starring role in V for Vendetta (2006), for which she won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance, and a Saturn Award for Best Actress. She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). In May 2008, she served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. Portman's directorial debut, Eve, opened the 65th Venice International Film Festival's shorts competition in 2008.

In 2011, Portman won the Academy Award, the Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, and the BAFTA Award for her lead performance as Nina in Black Swan.

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