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Natalie Portman in Thor
Playing: Jane Foster, an astrophysicist and love interest for the earthbound Norse thunder god
Oscar-winning Role: Nina Sayers, demented ballerina, in Black Swan (2010)
Typecasting Alert? Like Nina’s White Swan in the Tchaikovsky ballet, Jane gets her feathers ruffled when a guy with magic powers shows up and wreaks havoc.
Image Credit: Zade Rosenthal
May 21 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT