Doting mother Natalie Portman embraces her newly-blonde look as she plays with son Aleph in the park
08:05 GMT, 26 September 2012
Even though she's gearing up to get back to work, Natalie Portman's biggest role is clearly that of a mother.
The newly blonde actress spend some quality time with her one-year-old son Aleph in a park in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
The mother-and-son duo played on the swings and Aleph took a couple of careful steps on a rope ridge, supported by his mom.
Her most important role! Natalie Portman doted on her baby son Aleph as the pair enjoyed a day at the park on Tuesday
Careful! Natalie was careful to ensure that little Aleph was enjoying himself in the child swing
The 31-year-old was dressed in her usual laid-back style, wearing a simple white T-shirt, jean cut-offs and plimsolls.
The little tot was well protected from the hot Californian sun with a white hat, giggling as his mother pushed him on the swings.
Doting: Natalie pulled in her son for a cuddle in between his swings
Giggles all round: Aleph stayed sun safe in a little white hat for the day out
Mummy and me time: Aleph looked thrilled to be spending time with his mother on her off day
Natalie, who has a son Aleph with husband Benjamin Millepied, had her tresses in a ponytail for the casual solo outing in sunny Los Angeles.
Oscar-winning actress recently died her locks blonde for a new role in a
yet to be identified film, and was spotted earlier in the day showing
off her new hairstyle as she ran some errands.
Natalie first unveiled her lighter hair at an event for the L.A. Dance Project on Saturday.
Bonding time: Natalie supports her son as he takes a couple of careful steps
Blonde duo: Natalie and her son now have matching hair colours since the actress died her hair for a new film role
Winning smile: Natalie beamed with joy as she kept a close eye on her little boy
Colorist Tracy Cunningham changed her locks a few days earlier for an undisclosed film project.
told Us Weekly: 'Natalie makes a beautiful blonde! She needed to make
the change for an upcoming movie role, and using Redken’s Blonde
Dimensions we achieved a gorgeous, multi-dimensional golden blonde.'
Of her transformation, Natalie told The Hollywood Reporter: 'My mom says I'm like a different person!'
Blonde bombshell: Natalie Portman enjoyed an outing in Los Angeles on Monday
Strutting her stuff: The actress wore denim cut-offs with a black tee