We know she's intelligent. She's focused. She's serious.
But you may not realize that Oscar winner Natalie Portman is also majorly, seriously hilarious.
"She's so funny. The first thing that comes to mind is funny. I'm in a constant state of smile around her," says her makeup artist Pati Dubroff. "She's so smart but not intimidatingly smart. She's inclusively smart. She's bright and warm and funny."
So much so that when she's doing Portman's makeup, Dubroff frequently forgets just how famous the actress is in real life -- she's also married to ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied and is the mom of Aleph Portman-Millepied, 4. The family lives in Paris.
"It's such a natural state for her to be a mom. All we talk about is kids all the time. We're totally engulfed in mommy talk. You forget that she's an A-list movie star because she's such a normal mom," says Dubroff.
But wait, when duty calls, Portman listens. Such was the case at Wednesday's Manhattan premiere of her drama "Jane Got a Gun," co-starring Joel Edgerton and held at the Museum of Modern Art. (Watch Edgerton discuss the film in the video above).
"She has a real comfort zone with makeup. It was all about the eyes and keeping the lips bare and simple. But when I saw that dress, I wanted to do a dark and juicy lip. She went for it. She has the most beautifully shaped mouth. To be able to play it up is so striking. That look was something different for her," says Dubroff.
Natalie Portman (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
Natalie Portman (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Natalie Portman during Cold Mountain premiere at NY Public Library in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 31: (TABS OUT) Musicians Britney Spears and Natalie Portman host a New Year's Eve Party at the Hudson Hotel December 31, 2002 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
Natalie Portman during 'Closer' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Natalie Portman at the movie film premiere of 'The Other Boleyn Girl' held at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, in aid of The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund on February 19, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)
Natalie Portman during Natalie Portman, Courteney Cox Arquette and Tony Hawk Visit MTV's 'TRL' - July 22, 2005 at MTV Studios in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)
Natalie Portman and David Spade at the Concert For New York after-party at the Hudson Hotel in New York City. 10/20/2001. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Actress Natalie Portman arrives at the 'Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium' Premiere at the DGA Theater on November 11, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 24: Actress Natalie Portman and actor Charlie Tahan are sighted on the set of the movie 'Love and other Impossible Pursuits' on location in Central Park on November 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Natalie Portman films on location for 'Love and Other Impossible Pursuits' in Central Park on November 20, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Actress Natalie Portman is seen on the streets of Manhattan on May 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 07: Vincent Cassel and Natalie Portman film on location for 'Black Swan' on the streets of Manhattan on December 7, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Actress Natalie Portman attends the Dior celebration of the reopening of its 57th Street Boutique at the LVMH Tower Magic Room on December 8, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Actress Natalie Portman attends IFP's 20th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 29, 2010 in New York City.
Natalie Portman visits the 'Late Show With David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on November 22, 2010 in New York City..
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 925 -- Pictured: (l-r) Natalie Portman with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on Friday, November 8, 2013-- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 18: (L-R) FINCA Ambasador of Hope Natalie Portman poses with musician Florence Welch and actor Jake Gyllenhaal at the FINCA 25th Anniversary gala event at Capitale Bowery on November 18, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for FINCA)
Actress Natalie Portman attends the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' 2nd annual Governors Awards at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 13, 2010 in Hollywood, California.
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 25: Natalie Portman speaks during the Nevada Women Vote 2012 Summit on August 25, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event focused on rallying support for President Obama's re-election. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 24: Natalie Portman is seen on August 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 11: Actress Natalie Portman arrives at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Gala Noche de Ninos at the L.A. Live Event Deck on October 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Natalie Portman arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: Actress Natalie Portman attends the 'As We Were Dreaming' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Berlinale Palace on February 9, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Director Natalie Portman and producer Ram Bergman (L) attend the 'A Tale of Love and Darkness' Party during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Actress Natalie Portman attends the 'As We Were Dreaming' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Berlinale Palace on February 9, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
US-Israeli actress and director Natalie Portman poses as she arrives for the opening ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
MARLENE DIETRICH PLATZ 4, GRAND HYATT HOTEL, BERLIN, GERMANY - 2015/02/08: Actress Natalie Portman at the photo call. Photocall for the world premiere of Knight of Cups by Terrence Malick at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. (Photo by Simone Kuhlmey/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)