Academy Award winning actress NICOLE KIDMAN (Yvonne) first
came to the
attention of American audiences with her critically acclaimed performance in
riveting 1989 Australian psychological thriller Dead Calm. Kidman has since
internationally-recognized, award-winning actress known for her range and
In 2002, Kidman was honored with her first Oscar nomination for her
Baz Luhrmann's innovative musical, Moulin Rouge! For that role, and her
writer/director Alejandro Amenabar's psychological thriller The Others, she
received dual 2002
Golden Globe nominations, winning for "Best Actress in a Musical." In 2003,
Kidman won an
Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award and a Berlin Silver Bear for
portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry's The Hours.
In 2010, Kidman starred opposite Aaron Eckhart in Rabbit Hole, for which she
Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Independent Spirit Award
nominations for "Best Actress." The film was developed by Kidman's production
Blossom Films. In October 2012, Kidman starred in Lee Daniels' The Paperboy with
McConaughey, Zac Efron and John Cusack. Her performance earned her an AACTA,
Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominations. In 2014, Kidman was seen in Grace of
which earned her a SAG nomination. In 2015, she was seen in The Secret in Their
Family Fang with Jason Bateman, which she also produced, and Genius alongside
Colin Firth. In
2016, Kidman was seen in Lion with Dev Patel, for which she received Critics'
Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Oscar nominations. She was most recently seen in Sofia
Beguiled, Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and John Cameron
Mitchell's How to
Talk to Girls at Parties.
Her upcoming projects include Destroyer, Boy Erased, AQUAMAN and The
movie adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
In television, Kidman starred in HBO's "Hemingway and Gellhorn" alongside
in 2012. Her portrayal as Martha Gellhorn earned her Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe
nominations. Kidman returned to the small screen in 2017 with the limited series
"Big Little Lies"
alongside Reese Witherspoon for HBO (Kidman's Blossom Films and Witherspoon's
Standard produced the project), for which she received an Emmy Award, Golden
Choice Award and SAG Award. "Big Little Lies" also received an Emmy Award,
and Critics Choice Award for "Outstanding Limited Series." She also had an arch
on the second
season of "Top of The Lake: China Girl." Kidman is currently in production on
the second season
of "Big Little Lies," where she will again serve as actress and executive
In 2018, Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films, signed a
with Amazon Studios. Under the agreement, she will develop theatrical and series
content, the first
of which being a new drama series, "The Expatriates," based off the novel by
Janice Y.K Lee.
In theater, Kidman made a highly-lauded London stage debut in the fall of
with Iain Glen in The Blue Room, David Hare's modern adaptation of Schnitzler's
La Ronde. For
her performance Kidman won London's Evening Standard Award and was nominated in
Actress" category for a Laurence Olivier Award. In 2015, Kidman was seen on the
West End stage
in Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, for which she received a London's Evening
In January of 2006, Kidman was awarded Australia's highest honor, the Companion
Order of Australia. She was also named, and continues to serve, as Goodwill
Ambassador of the
United Nations Development Fund for Women, UN Women, whose goals are to foster
empowerment and gender equality, to raise awareness of the infringement on
rights around the world and to end violence against women. Along with her
husband, Keith Urban,
she has helped raise millions over the years for the Women's Cancer Program
which is a world renowned
center for research into the causes, treatment, prevention, and eventual cure of
cancer. In 2017, the Cannes Film Festival honored Kidman with a special award
for her body of
work and longstanding history with the festival. She is one of only eight people
to ever receive
this honor in the 70-year history of the festival.
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