Graceful, intelligent and elegantly gifted, Natalie Portman transfixes fans with her serene composure. It's all part of the Ingenue's appeal to mesmerize us with a "je ne sais quoi" star quality. See which other Hollywood beauties seem heaven sent.
Ingenue Star Role: "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Essential Quality: Pixie-like elegance
Trivia: Was trained as a dental assistant before making it big.
Ingenue Star Role: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Essential Quality: Vulnerable beauty
Trivia: Modeled in Mumbai for two years before gaining her big break when director Danny Boyle spotted her for the female lead in "Slumdog Millionaire."
Ingenue Star Role: "Enchanted"
Essential Quality: Incomparable enthusiasm
Trivia: Once said, "I have worked with some of the meanest people in the world. You can't do anything to intimidate me."
Ingenue Star Role: "Atonement"
Essential Quality: Stylish independence
Trivia: She asked for her own agent at the age of three.
Ingenue Star Role: "True Blood"
Essential Quality: Mysterious muse
Trivia: She plays the cello.
Ingenue Star Role: "Gossip Girl"
Essential Quality: Unassuming grace
Trivia: Has stated that she has known her "Gossip Girl" (2007) co-star Penn Badgley since she was 11 years old.
Ingenue Star Role: "The Notebook"
Essential Quality: Sweet elegance
Trivia: Doesn't own a car. As part of her daily contribution to help conserve energy, she rides her bike or takes the bus.
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