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Nicole Mary Kidman Biography :

Born: 20 June 1967
Age : 51 years
Birthplace : Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 1.8 m
Net worth: A$183 million (2015)
Children: Isabella Jane Cruise, Connor Cruise, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban
Spouse: Keith Urban (m. 2006), Tom Cruise (m. 1990–2001)

Nicole Mary Kidman was born on 20th June (1967) in Honolulu, Hawaii, US. She is an Australian actress and producer. She is the recipient of multiple awards, including an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards. She was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world in 2006 and in 2018, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Family Life:

Nicole Mary Kidman’s mother, Janelle Ann (née Glenny), is a nursing instructor who edited her husband’s books and was a member of the Women’s Electoral Lobby. Her father was Antony Kidman (1938–2014), a biochemist, clinical psychologist and author, who died of a heart attack in Singapore at the age of 75. Kidman’s ancestry includes Irish and Scottish heritage.

Being born in Hawaii, she was given the Hawaiian name “Hokulani, meaning “Heavenly Star”. The inspiration came from a baby elephant born around the same time at the Honolulu Zoo.

Nicole_KidmanKidman grew up in Sydney and attended Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls’ High School. She was enrolled in ballet at three and showed her natural talent for acting in her primary and high school years. She says that she was first inspired to become an actress upon seeing Margaret Hamilton’s performance as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz. Kidman has revealed that she was timid as a child, saying, “I am very shy – really shy – I even had a stutter as a kid, which I slowly got over, but I still regress into that shyness. So I don’t like walking into a crowded restaurant by myself I don’t like going to a party by myself.

She initially studied at the Phillip Street Theatre in Sydney. At Philip Street, Kidman studied alongside Naomi Watts who had attended the same high school. She also attended the Australian Theatre for Young People. Here she took up drama, mime and performing in her teens, finding acting to be a refuge. Owing to her fair skin and naturally red hair, the Australian sun forced the young Kidman to rehearse in halls of the theatre. A regular at the Phillip Street Theatre, she received both encouragement and praise to pursue acting full-time.

Career:

Kidman began her acting career in Australia with the 1983 films Bush Christmas and BMX Bandits. Her breakthrough came in 1989 with the thriller Dead Calm and the television miniseries Bangkok Hilton. In 1990, she made her Hollywood debut in the racing film Days of Thunder, opposite Tom Cruise. She went on to achieve wider recognition with leading roles in Far and Away (1992), Batman Forever (1995), To Die For (1995), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999). Kidman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for portraying the writer Virginia Woolf in the drama The Hours (2002). Her other Oscar nominated roles were as a courtesan in the musical Moulin Rouge! (2001), and as emotionally troubled mothers in the dramas Rabbit Hole (2010) and Lion (2016).

Kidman’s other film credits include The Others (2001), Cold Mountain (2003), Dogville (2003), Birth (2004), Australia (2008), The Paperboy (2012), Stoker (2013), Paddington (2014), The Beguiled (2017), Boy Erased (2018), Destroyer (2018), and Aqua man (2018). Her television roles include two projects for HBO, the biopic Hemingway & Gel horn (2012) and the drama series Big Little Lies (2017–present). The latter earned her Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Limited Series.

Kidman has been a Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF since 1994 and for UNIFEM since 2006. In 2006, Kidman was appointed Companion of the Order of Australia As a result of being born to Australian parents in Hawaii, Kidman has dual citizenship of Australia and the United States.

Kidman will be seen in Goldfinch an upcoming 2019 American drama film directed by John Crowley and is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Donna Tartt. It stars Ansel Elgort as a young man whose troubled childhood leads him to the world of art forgery. The film is scheduled to be released on September 13, 2019. The film also stars Nicole Kidman, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson and Jeffrey Wright in supporting roles.In the film, which is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Donna Tartt, Kidman plays Mrs. Barbour, a kind socialite who takes one of her son’s orphaned friends.

We’ve all seen Nicole Kidman undergo transformations over the years for both movies and the red carpet.But from photos taken on the set of her new film, “The Goldfinch,” we’re pretty sure this latest transformation is the wildest one yet. We hardly recognize her!

Personal life:

Kidman has been married twice to (actor) Tom Cruise, and later to country singer Keith Urban. She has four children an adopted son and daughter with Cruise as well as two biological daughters with Urban. Kidman met Cruise in November 1989, while filming Days of Thunder, they were married on Christmas Eve 1990 in Telluride, Colorado. The couple adopted a daughter, Isabella Jane (born 1992), and a son, Connor Anthony (born 1995).On 5 February 2001, the couple’s spokesperson announced their separation. Cruise filed for divorce two days later, and the marriage was dissolved in August of that year, with Cruise citing irreconcilable differences.

Physic Status:

The beautiful 51 years old actress is 5’1 Feet (180cm) Tall and weighs around 58Kg (128 lbs.) Her body measurements are 34-25-36. She wears shoe size (9) US. Nicole has gorgeous blue eyes and her natural hair color is red but she taints to dye it blonde. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Awards:

In 2003, Kidman received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.In addition to her 2003 Academy Award for Best Actress, Kidman has received Best Actress awards from the following critics’ groups or award-granting organizations the Hollywood Foreign Press (Golden Globes),the Australian Film Institute, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Empire Awards, Golden Satellite Awards, Hollywood Film Festival, London Critics Circle, Russian Guild of Film Critics, and the Southeastern Film Critics Association.

Kidman also received recognition from the National Association of Theatre Owners at the Showest Convention in 1992 as the Female Star of Tomorrow, and in 2002 for a Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film. In 2003, she was given the American Cinematheque Award.

Nicole Kidman Filmography :

 

Title Year Role Director
Bush Christmas 1983 Helen Thompson Henri Safran
BMX Bandits 1983 Judy Brian Trenchard-Smith
Wills & Burke 1984 Julia Matthews Bob Weis
Windrider 1986 Jade Vince Monton
The Bit Part 1987 Mary McAllister Brendan Maher
Emerald City 1988 Helen Davey Michael Jenkins
Dead Calm 1989 Rae Ingram Philip Noyce
Days of Thunder 1990 Dr. Claire Lewicki Tony Scott
Flirting 1991 Nicola Radcliffe John Duigan
Billy Bathgate 1991 Drew Preston Robert Benton
Far and Away 1992 Shannon Christie Ron Howard
Malice 1993 Tracy Safian Harold Becker
My Life 1993 Gail Jones Bruce Joel Rubin
Batman Forever 1995 Dr. Chase Meridian Joel Schumacher
To Die For 1995 Suzanne Stone Maretto Gus Van Sant
The Portrait of a Lady 1996 Isabel Archer Jane Campion
The Peacemaker 1997 Dr. Julia Kelly Mimi Leder
Practical Magic 1998 Gillian Owens Griffin Dunne
Eyes Wide Shut 1999 Alice Harford Stanley Kubrick
Moulin Rouge! 2001 Satine Baz Luhrmann
The Others 2001 Grace Stewart Alejandro Amenábar
Birthday Girl 2001 Nadia
Sophia[a] Jez Butterworth
The Hours 2002 Virginia Woolf Stephen Daldry
Dogville 2003 Grace Margaret Mulligan Lars von Trier
In the Cut 2003 Jane Campion
The Human Stain 2003 Faunia Farley Robert Benton
Cold Mountain 2003 Ada Monroe Anthony Minghella
The Stepford Wives 2004 Joanna Eberhart Frank Oz
Birth 2004 Anna Jonathan Glazer
No. 5 the Film 2004 Herself Baz Luhrmann
The Interpreter 2005 Silvia Broome Sydney Pollack
Bewitched 2005 Isabel Bigelow
Samantha[a] Nora Ephron
Fur 2006 Diane Arbus Steven Shainberg
Happy Feet 2006 Norma Jean George Miller
The Invasion 2007 Dr. Carol Bennell Oliver Hirschbiegel
Margot at the Wedding 2007 Margot Noah Baumbach
The Golden Compass 2007 Marisa Coulter Chris Weitz
Australia 2008 Lady Sarah Ashley Baz Luhrmann
Nine 2009 Claudia Jenssen Rob Marshall
Rabbit Hole 2010 Becca Corbett John Cameron Mitchell
Just Go with It 2011 Devlin Adams Dennis Dugan
Trespass 2011 Sarah Miller Joel Schumacher
Monte Carlo 2011 Thomas Bezucha
The Paperboy 2012 Charlotte Bless Lee Daniels
Stoker 2013 Evelyn Stoker Park Chan-wook
The Railway Man 2013 Patti Lomax Jonathan Teplitzky
Grace of Monaco 2014 Grace Kelly Olivier Dahan
Before I Go to Sleep 2014 Christine Lucas Rowan Joffé
Paddington 2014 Millicent Clyde Paul King
Strangerland 2015 Catherine Parker Kim Farrant
Queen of the Desert 2015 Gertrude Bell Werner Herzog
The Family Fang 2015 Annie Fang Jason Bateman
Secret in Their Eyes 2015 Claire Sloane Billy Ray
Genius 2016 Aline Bernstein Michael Grandage
Lion 2016 Sue Brierley Garth Davis
How to Talk to Girls at Parties 2017 Queen Boadicea John Cameron Mitchell
The Killing of a Sacred Deer 2017 Anna Murphy Yorgos Lanthimos
The Beguiled 2017 Martha Farnsworth Sofia Coppola
The Upside 2017 Yvonne Neil Burger
Destroyer 2018 Erin Bell Karyn Kusama
Boy Erased 2018 Nancy Eamons Joel Edgerton
Aquaman 2018 Queen Atlanna James Wan
The Goldfinch Films that have not yet been released 2019 Mrs. Barbour John Crowley
Fair and Balanced Films that have not yet been released 2019 Gretchen Carlson Jay Roach

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