“When I see the attention movie stars get, it doesn’t make me want to be in that position at all.”
“In France, ballet is on TV ... It's on the eight-o'clock news. It's a cool thing to be a dancer.”
Benjamin Millepied (born June 15, 1977) is a French ballet dancer and choreographer. He trained as a teenager at the America School of Ballet. He made his feature film debut in Black Swan, in which he was both actor and choreographer.
Best Known For:
Starring in and choreographing Black Swan.
Benjamin met his future wife, Natalie Portman, on the set of Black Swan. The couple welcomed a son, Aleph Portman-Millepied, in 2011 and married in August 2012 in a Jewish ceremony.