Rachel Weisz

Natalie Portman on getting into the mind-set of the widow Kennedy for 'Jackie'

Natalie Portman on getting into the mind-set of the widow Kennedy for 'Jackie'

Walk into any college dorm and you’ll find one of them — Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy. There, covering the cinder blocks, is almost always a black-and-white poster of a glamorous icon still recognized more for her beauty than anything else.

But in her freshman dorm room at Harvard University, Natalie Portman left her walls bare.

“I feel like I had that serious-kid thing,” she said, rolling her eyes at herself. “I didn’t have style icons. The people I was into were, like, Jane Goodall. I loved Audrey Hepburn, but I was into what she did for kids with UNICEF and stuff.”

The irony, of course, is that at 35,...

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