Before 2017, a woman had never starred as the lead role in a superhero movie. All that changed when Gal Gadot exploded onto the screen in Wonder Woman. Gadot is a lot like her character. Smart and strong, Gadot was a soldier in the Israeli army and also had a successful modeling and acting career. Learn about Gadot’s many powerful roles and learn why this superhero actress has become a role model for young people all over the world.