Natalie Portman

 

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

Another great actress from Holywood, Natalie Portman has managed to bring in front uniqueness, finesse and a stellar potential, all combined in a powerful package that has impressed women from all over the world. Born in 1981 in Israel, she is one of the first women that managed to acquire stellar roles early in her career, and she has continued to do so throughout the years.

Natalie Portman didn’t really focus a lot on having other career other than being an actress even though in 1999 she enrolled in the psychology sector of Harvard. However, she was still working on becoming an actress.

What you need to know when it comes to Natalie Portman is the fact that her first role was in the movie named Leon The Professional, in which she starred opposite of Jean Reno. This was one of the movies that placed her directly on the pedestal for getting more roles, but between 1994 when that movie was released and 1999 she didn’t really get that much exposure. It was with the Star Wars prequel trilogy released from 1999 to 2005 when she received a lot of praise, as she played the queen Padme Amidala.

In the meantime, she also starred in the drama Closer, 2004, for which she managed to receive a Constellation award for the best female performance. She also starred in V for Vendetta which brought her a Saturn award for the best actress.

Aside from these movies, Natalie is also known for some major historical dramas which include The Other Boleyn Girl and Goya’s Ghosts which were some major, appealing and truly extraordinary movies that she managed to star in.

It’s important to note that aside from being a proficient actor, she is also a director, and she managed to release her first movie in 2015, a movie which is named A Tale of Love and Darkness.

Another major role that Portman is widely known for is definitely Jane Foster, which is the love interest of Thor in both Marvel movies named Thor and Thor The Dark World.

Yet another role that brought her critical acclaim is Black Swan, a movie for her she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress, a Golden Globe, an SAG award, BFCA and BAFTA award.

As you can see, during her career, she managed to acquire quite a lot of interesting and exciting awards, and this continues to expand. Even though she has a Hebrew origin and she was actually born in Jerusalem, she has quickly become one of the standout actresses in the entire US and she continues to have a stellar, extraordinary career that manages to improve day by day! If you like Natalie Portman movies, then you need to know that she has quite a busy schedule for the near future, so one has to appreciate her amazing dedication to her craft, and rest assured that her performance will be, as always, a stellar one!

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Angelina Jolie

 

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is one of the most widely known and highest paid actresses in Hollywood, but at the same time it’s also one of the actresses that focused a lot on helping poor children find their way in life. Her first film was Lookin’ to get Out in 1982, in which she starred alongside her father, Jon Voight.

As many other actresses from Hollywood, she started her career in a low budget movie named Cyborg 2 in 1993, but since then she managed to star in many other movies, all of which started to cement her prolific, stellar career as one of the best and highest paid actresses in the world.

The main reason why she focused on a movie career was, of course, a major influence from her father which was also one of the most popular actors when she was born. At the same time, she found acting to be very interesting and a good part of herself wanted to do something like this.

These things alone led Jolie to becoming a highly paid actress, mostly her desire to work hard and show the world how powerful a woman can be.

Major roles

Her first main leading role was in the movie Hackers, and then she started to play in many other critically acclaimed TV movies such as Gia, George Wallace and a few others.

The movie Girl, Interrupted is what lead to her winning an Academy Award for the best supporting actress. This alone led her to getting multiple other interesting roles, one of the most important being Lara Croft in Lara Croft Tom Raider and its continuation. This is the role that managed to establish her as the leading Hollywood actress she is today.

After establishing herself in the movie world she started to get even more interesting roles such as those in Wanted, Salt, Mr and Mrs Smith, not to mention the fact that she also received critical acclaim for the performances that she had in Changeling and A Mighty Heart, which managed to win her an Academy Award for the Best Actress.

Aside from her movie career, Angelina is also known for the large efforts that she has in the humanitarian world. In fact, she received the Jean Hersholt award as well as an honorary damehood from DCMG. She is a promoter for the rights of women, education, conservation and she also works on behalf of many refugees.

When it comes to her personal life, she was married to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, and now she is currently married to the well-known actor Brad Pitt.

As a whole, Angelina Jolie is one of the most important actresses on the planet right now, and even though she might not be found right now in many movies, her stardom is increasing all the time, and that’s what matters the most. Maybe the coolest thing about her is that she managed to show the power of women, all by bringing in front something different and unique.

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