“He called me his mother”: 1 Star Wars Actor Made Natalie Portman’s Night Despite Being Snubbed at the Globes

Mark Hamill called Natalie Portman his mother the first time they met at the Golden Globes!

1 Star Wars Actor Made Natalie Portman’s Night Despite Being Snubbed at the Globes

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  • Natalie Portman talked about how she met Mark Hamill at the Golden Globes in a premiere of Star Wars.
  • The actress revealed how Hamill called her his mother when they met for the first time since she portrayed her on-screen mother!
  • Portman also talked about the 1996 movie Breaking the Waves and how the movie was quite an extreme piece of work.
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The Star Wars franchise is truly one of a kind with millions of fans worldwide. Natalie Portman saw the acceptance of the fandom first-hand when she joined the franchise as Padme Amidala in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.

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Portraying the role of Luke and Leia Skywalker’s mother, the actress had a very wholesome meeting with actor Mark Hamill at the Golden Globes. Recalling the experience, Portman revealed that Hamill called her “his mother” (on-screen) and they had a very pleasant meeting!

Natalie Portman in a still from the Star Wars franchise
Natalie Portman in a still from the Star Wars franchise

Mark Hamill Called Natalie Portman His Mother!

Well, the duo does portray the role of mother and son since Padme Amidala was the mother of Luke and Leia Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise. Padme Amidala, who was the love of Anakin Skywalker was the on-screen mother of Luke and Leia had quite a significant role in the lore of the franchise.

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Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars

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Natalie Portman, who met Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) at the Golden Globes of the movie revealed that she had a very sweet meeting with the actor. According to X (formerly Twitter), the actress revealed that when Hamill met her at the Golden Globes, Hamill referred to her as his mother!

“He called me his mother. It was the coolest thing…[Carrie Fisher] was such an icon of mine. And this was my first time meeting Mark.”

Although she had an exceptional performance as Padme Amidala in the Star Wars franchise, the actress revealed that another movie was an important film for her. Stating that the movie had a great impact on her, Portman revealed that Breaking the Waves was quite an extreme movie!

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Natalie Portman Feels One Movie To Be Extreme!

Natalie Portman in a still from Black Swan
Natalie Portman in a still from Black Swan

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Back in 1996, actress Emily Watson starred in a film titled Breaking the Waves. Although Portman is known for portraying the extreme role of a ballerina in Black Swan, she revealed in an interview with A-Frame that the performance in the 1996 movie was an all-time favorite of her!

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“Breaking the Waves was a really important film for me in terms of the way the story’s told and the acting of Emily Watson. It’s one of my all-time favorite performances. It’s so extreme, and yet believable what she does.”

She further continued,

“And then the way the story’s told — with the intervals with music over those postcard images — is just so punk, and in between a classically-told story. It really impacted me a lot.”

Starring in the role of Padme Amidala in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Portman’s career skyrocketed upwards. Starring alongside Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor, the 2002 film is available to stream on Disney+ in the U.S.

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Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.