Nicole Kidman (who is Nicole Kidman?)

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Nicole Kidman is an acclaimed Australian actress known for her work in film, television, and theatre. Born on June 20, 1967, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Australian parents, Kidman's family moved to Sydney when she was young. Growing up in Australia played a significant role in her life and early acting career.

Kidman started her acting career as a teenager and quickly gained recognition in Australian cinema and television. Her breakthrough came with the 1989 thriller "Dead Calm," which earned her international attention. She continued to build her career with films such as "Days of Thunder," where she met her future husband Tom Cruise.

Her role in "To Die For" (1995) showcased her ability to handle complex characters, earning her critical acclaim. The late 1990s and early 2000s were pivotal for Kidman; she starred in a variety of roles that consolidated her status as a versatile and potent actress. Notably, her performance in "Moulin Rouge!" (2001) and "The Hours" (2002) were particularly distinguished, with her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in "The Hours" winning her the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Beyond her Academy Award win, Kidman has received numerous accolades, including Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Emmy Awards. For instance, her work in television, notably the series "Big Little Lies," has been highly praised, earning her an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

She is known for her range and depth as an actress, taking on a variety of roles in films spanning different genres. Some of her notable films include:

  • "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999) – A Stanley Kubrick film where she starred alongside then-husband Tom Cruise.
  • "Cold Mountain" (2003) – A historical drama for which she received critical praise.
  • "Dogville" (2003) – An avant-garde drama directed by Lars von Trier.
  • "Birth" (2004) – A psychological drama with a controversial plot.
  • "Australia" (2008) – An epic romantic historical drama directed by Baz Luhrmann.
  • "Rabbit Hole" (2010) – A drama that earned her an Academy Award nomination for her performance.
  • "The Paperboy" (2012) – A film that showcased her willingness to take on daring roles.
  • "Lion" (2016) – A biographical drama which also earned her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations.

Kidman's private life has been a subject of media attention, her marriage to Tom Cruise and later to country musician Keith Urban, with whom she has two daughters. She also has two adopted children from her marriage to Cruise.

Off-screen, Kidman has been involved in various philanthropic efforts, including work with UN Women and contributions to causes supporting women, children, and cancer research. She was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in 1994 and for UNIFEM in 2006.

She also received special honors such as the Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007, which is the highest honor that can be awarded to an Australian citizen.

For detailed information, including her recent work, public appearances, and updates on her career, IMDb provides an exhaustive filmography, while her profiles on social media platforms may offer more personal insights and announcements regarding her current projects.

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