Natalie Portman was discovered at the age of 11 by an agent in a New York pizza parlor. She was pushed toward modeling, but she wanted to give acting a try. And just two years after her discovery, she made her memorable movie debut in the 1994 release "The Professional." —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo by Brenda Chase/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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