Born in 1981, Natalie Portman enjoys dual citizenship of US and Israel. She made her debut in 1994 with the action-thriller Léon.
This beauty has the distinction of being the first person born in the 1980s to receive the Academy Award. She got this and a Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress for her acting in Black Swan in 2010.
Though she made a powerful debut in 1994, it was the year 1999 that brought her worldwide recognition.
The character was that of Queen Amidala in ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.’