Question: How old was Natalie Portman when filming Star Wars?

When Natalie Portman made Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, she was just 16 years old. The film was one of her first big-budget films, and the movie was released in 1999, which was her final year of high school.

How old was Natalie Portman during Padme?

16-year-old Casting. George Lucas, Rick McCallum, and casting director Robin Gurland auditioned over 200 actresses for the part of Padmé Amidala. They chose 16-year-old actress Natalie Portman to play the role.

How old was Padme in Star Wars?

4 Answers. In The Phantom Menace (set in 32 BBY) Anakin is aged 9 and Padmé is 14. He turns ten during the film. By the time of their (sexual) relationship in Attack of the Clones, (set ten years later, set in 22 BBY) he was 19 and she was 24.

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