Question: Did Natalie Portman play 2 roles in Star Wars?

Padmé Amidala Naberrie is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. In addition to being one of three primary characters in the prequel trilogy, Padmé has also appeared in other Star Wars media such as The Clone Wars.

Is Padme and Queen Amidala the same person?

Her birth name was Padmé Naberrie; Amidala was actually a regnal name. In her guise as Queen Amidala, she appeared regal and austere, but as Padmé, she was headstrong and compassionate. While Amidala was queen, her handmaidens included Sabé, Eirtaé, Rabé, Yané and Saché.

Who was Natalie Portman double in Star Wars?

Keira Knightley Before Keira Knightley played Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise—or Elizabeth Bennet in 2005s adaptation of Pride & Prejudice—she appeared in 1999s Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace as Sabé, a body double for Natalie Portmans Queen Padmé Amidala of Naboo, who is used to throw those who ...

Who plays Padme double?

Knightley was chosen to play Queen Amidalas decoy in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace because of her close resemblance to Natalie Portman, who played the Queen. Many people (including their mothers) had trouble telling them apart during the filming of The Phantom Menace.

Are there two Padmes?

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace - Padme is both the name of the handmaiden and the queen. In Episode I, Padme Amidala is serving as the Queen of Naboo, but when she has switched with her decoy, the decoy refers to her handmaiden (the real queen) as Padme.

Did Hayden Christensen like Natalie?

According to, Christensen and Portman were rumored to have dated in 2000 soon after the release of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, however, this was never confirmed. Portman has been known to date her co-stars, but we dont have any substantial evidence to say Christensen was one of those lucky men.

Is Padme the real Queen of Naboo?

Padmé Amidala Naberrie was a human female senator who represented the people of Naboo during the final years of the Galactic Republic. Devoting her life to civic duty, she was elected queen and, therefore, adopted the regnal name Amidala in 32 BBY.

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