I’ve been acting since I was 11. I’ve gotten to have so many amazing experiences and work with so many amazing people that it’s been sort of a school for me. Having the opportunity to go to university, … [I realized that] I wanted to take advantage of everything I could. And psychology seemed also a way where I could learn things that would be eventually helpful to my acting career without actually taking acting classes.
— Natalie Portman, on going to Harvard University to study psychology, in an interview on Fresh Air 11/30/10.