Nicole Kidman

Australian Actress
Born Jun 20, 1967

Nicole Mary Kidman, AC is an Australian actress, singer, film producer, spokesmodel, and humanitarian. After starring in a number of small Australian films and TV shows, Kidman's breakthrough was in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm. Following several films over the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in Days of Thunder (1990), Far and Away (1992), and Batman Forever (1995).… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on June 20, 1967.


1983 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1983, aged 16, Kidman made film debut in a remake of the Australian holiday season favourite Bush Christmas.
1984 17 Years Old In 1984, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, which caused Kidman to halt her acting to work temporarily while she studied massage so she could help her mother with physical therapy. … Read More


1988 - 1990 3 More Events
1991 24 Years Old In 1991, she co-starred with former classmate and friend Naomi Watts and Thandie Newton in the Australian independent film Flirting. … Read More
1993 26 Years Old In 1993, she starred in the thriller Malice opposite Alec Baldwin and the drama My Life opposite Michael Keaton.
1995 28 Years Old In 1995, Kidman appeared in her highest-grossing live-action film (as of), playing Dr. Chase Meridian, the damsel in distress, in the superhero film Batman Forever, opposite Val Kilmer as the film's title character. … Read More


1998 - 1999 2 More Events
In 2001, Kidman played the cabaret actress and courtesan Satine in Baz Luhrmann's musical Moulin Rouge!, opposite Ewan McGregor. … Read More
2002 35 Years Old In 2002, Kidman won critical praise for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry's The Hours, which stars Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. … Read More
Following her Oscar win, Kidman appeared in three very different films in 2003. … Read More
In 2004 she appeared in the film, Birth, which received controversy over a scene in which Kidman shares a bath with her co-star, 10-year-old Cameron Bright. … Read More


Nintendo in 2007 announced that Kidman would be the new face of Nintendo's advertising campaign for the Nintendo DS game More Brain Training in its European market. … Read More
2008 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she reunited with Moulin Rouge! director Baz Luhrmann in the Australian period film Australia, set in the remote Northern Territory during the Japanese attack on Darwin during World War II. … Read More
2009 42 Years Old In 2009, Variety said that she would produce and star in a film adaptation of the Chris Cleave novel Little Bee, in association with BBC Films.
On 8 January 2010, alongside Nancy Pelosi, Joan Chen and Joe Torre, Kidman attended the ceremony to help Family Violence Prevention Fund break ground on a new international center located in the Presidio of San Francisco.
2011 44 Years Old In June 2011, Kidman was cast in Lee Daniels' adaptation of the Pete Dexter novel, The Paperboy; she began filming on the thriller on 1 August 2011, and The Paperboy was released in 2012. … Read More
2012 45 Years Old 1 More Event
The film competed in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and Kidman's performance drew critical acclaim and among nominations for the SAG and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, gave Kidman her second Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress and her tenth nomination overall.
2013 46 Years Old In April 2013 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
2014 47 Years Old In 2014, Kidman starred in the biopic, Grace of Monaco in the title role that chronicles the 1962 crisis, in which Charles de Gaulle blockaded the tiny principality, angered by Monaco's status as a tax haven for wealthy French subjects and Kelly's contemplating a Hollywood return to star in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie. … Read More
On 23 January, she starred in the Australian-Irish drama-thriller Strangerland, which opened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival to a "rapturous" audience response to Kidman's performance.
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