Natalie Portman’s Most Iconic Roles

It’s truly a rare breed of talent that successfully and gracefully transitions from childhood stardom to powerhouse movie star. From her breakout feature role in Léon: The Professional to her haunting Academy Award winning performance in Black Swan, Natalie Portman is selective with the characters and films she chooses to attach her name to, and as a result has cemented her name as one of the leading actresses in Hollywood. To celebrate the cover star of our Art & Design issue—as well as her very recent Golden Globe nomination for Jackie—we’ve put together a gallery of Ms. Portman’s best performances. Read on, and pick up the issue on newsstands for the full interview.