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Nicole Kidman

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Born: June 20, 1967 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in Hawaii
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Spent first three years of life living in Washington, DC where her father did research on breast cancer
1970:
Family returned to live in an affluent Sydney suburb
1970:
Studied dance at age three
1971:
Non-professional acting debut as a sheep in a Nativity play at age four
1977:
Began acting at age 10
1983:
Made Australian film debut in "Bush Christmas"
1983:
Appeared in Australian teen film "BMX Bandits"
1983:
Cast as Annie on the series "Five Mile Creek" (Disney Channel); appeared on the last 12 episodes of the series
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Starred on the Australian stage in "Steel Magnolias" and "Spring Awakening"
1986:
Cast as a rock star who falls for a windsurfer in "Windrider"
1987:
Reteamed with director Duigan on the Australian telefilm "Room to Move"
1987:
Gave breakthrough TV performance in the Kennedy-Miller miniseries "Vietnam"; reportedly underwent a six-and-a-half-hour improvisational audition to land the role; episodes directed by John Duigan and Chris Noonan
1989:
Breakthrough screen role as Sam Neill's young wife in the thriller "Dead Calm," directed by Philip Noyce
1989:
Offered terrific turn as a woman duped into carrying drugs who is caught and imprisoned in Australian miniseries "Bangkok Hilton"
1990:
Teamed again with John Duigan on "Flirting"; best pal Naomi Watts also in cast
1990:
U.S. film debut, "Days of Thunder" opposite future husband Tom Cruise
1991:
Gave a strong performance as a mobster's mistress in the underappreciated "Billy Bathgate," directed by Robert Benton
1992:
Co-starred as an Irish lass who heads to Oklahoma with her lover (Cruise) in the Ron Howard directed "Far and Away"
1993:
Starred opposite Michael Keaton in the drama "My Life"
1993:
Cast as a young wife who desperately wants a child in "Malice"
1995:
Portrayed the love interest of Bruce Wayne/Batman in the overblown "Batman Returns"
1995:
Delivered a critically-acclaimed portrayal of a brutally ambitious weather girl in Gus Van Sant's black comedy "To Die For"
1996:
Played Isabel Archer in Jane Campion's sumptuous (but ineffectual) adaptation of Henry James' "The Portrait of a Lady"; Campion had originally offered her the role then made her audition for the part
1997:
Offered a fearsomely serious approach to her role as Dr. Julia Kelly, acting head of the White House Nuclear Smugling Group, in the action thriller "The Peacemaker"
1998:
Made London stage debut in David Hare's "The Blue Room," where the actress briefly appeared nude; show transferred to NYC in November marking Kidman's Broadway debut
1998:
Co-starred with Sandra Bullock as sisters who happen to be witches in "Practical Magic"
1999:
Starred opposite Cruise as a husband and wife experiencing marital discord in the Stanley-Kubrick directed "Eyes Wide Shut"; filmed over a 14-month period from November 1996 to January 1998
2001:
Had singing and dancing role as the courtesan Satine opposite Ewan McGregor in the Baz Luhrmann directed "Moulin Rouge!"; reportedly beat out Courtney Love for the role; received first Best Actress Oscar nomination
2001:
Played a high-strung mother in the period thriller "The Others," written and directed by Alejandro Amenabar
2001:
Recorded "Somethin' Stupid" with singer Robbie Williams; had Number One hit record in Great Britain
2002:
Cast as Virginia Woolf in "The Hours," the feature adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer-winning novel; received a SAG nomination for her performance
2003:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (January)
2003:
Co-starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in "The Human Stain," an adaptation of Philip Roth's novel
2003:
Announced as the new celebrity spokeswoman for Chanel No. 5, the top selling fragrance in the world
2003:
Starred with Jude Law in Anthony Minghella's "Cold Mountain"; received a Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a dramatic role
2004:
Played a woman on the run from the mob, hiding out in a small town in "Dogville" directed by Lars von Trier
2004:
Co-starred with Matthew Broderick in the remake of ''The Stepford Wives,'' Bryan Forbes' 1975 cult classic about upper-crust women being replaced by robots with sunny dispositions
2004:
Starred in "Birth" with Cameron Bright and Lauren Bacall as a woman who becomes convinced that a ten year old boy is the reincarnation of her dead husband; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Lead Actress (Drama)
2005:
Starred opposite Sean Penn in Sydney Pollack's "The Interpreter"
2005:
Cast as Samantha in the big-screen adaptation of "Bewitched"
2006:
Portrayed photographer Diane Arbus in "Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus"
2007:
Co-starred with Daniel Craig in "The Invasion," a film based on the 1956 film "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
2007:
Portrayed a neurotic writer who disapproves of her sister's fiancé (Jack Black) in director Noah Baumbach's "Margot at the Wedding"
2007:
Played the villainous Mrs. Coulter in "The Golden Compass," a film adaptation of the first part of <i>His Dark Materials</i> trilogy
2008:
Re-teamed with director Baz Luhrmann for the epic "Australia"; also co-starred with Hugh Jackman
2009:
Played Daniel Day-Lewis' muse in Rob Marshall's musical adaptation of the Broadway play "Nine"
2010:
Co-starred with Aaron Eckhart in John Cameron Mitchell's indie drama "Rabbit Hole"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead ("Rabbit Hole")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture ¿ Drama ("Rabbit Hole")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role ("Rabbit Hole")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture ¿ Drama
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
2011:
Turned in a comedic performance in "Just Go with It" opposite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston
2011:
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in crime drama "Trespass"
2012:
Portrayed WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn opposite Clive Owen's Ernest Hemingway in HBO romantic drama "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
2012:
Co-starred with Zac Efron and Matthew McConaughey in Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy"
2013:
Co-starred with Mia Wasikowska and Matthew Goode in drama thriller "Stoker"

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