NICOLE KIDMAN (Mrs. Barbour) is an Academy Award-winning
actress who first came
to the attention of American audiences with her critically acclaimed performance
Noyce's riveting 1989 Australian psychological thriller "Dead Calm." Kidman has
an internationally recognized, award-winning actress known for her range and
In 2002, Kidman was honored with her first Oscar nomination for her
performance in Baz
Luhrmann's innovative musical "Moulin Rouge!" For that role, and her performance
writer/director Alejandro Amenabar's psychological thriller "The Others," she
2002 Golden Globe nominations, winning for Best Actress in a Musical for the
former. In 2003,
Kidman won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award and a Berlin
Bear for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry's "The Hours."
In 2010, Kidman starred opposite Aaron Eckhart in "Rabbit Hole," for which
Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Independent Spirit
nominations for Best Actress. The film was developed by Kidman's production
Blossom Films. In 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 Award nominations. In 2014, Kidman was seen in
Monaco," which earned her a SAG nomination. In 2015 she was seen in "The Secret
Eyes"; "The Family Fang," with Jason Bateman, which she also produced; and
alongside Colin Firth. In 2016, Kidman was seen in "Lion" with Dev Patel, for
which she received
Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe, SAG Award, BAFTA Award and Oscar
was recently seen in Karyn Kusama's "Destroyer," which earned Kidman a Golden
nomination; Joel Edgerton's "Boy Erased"; James Wan's "Aquaman"; and "The
Her upcoming projects include Jay Roach's untitled Roger Ailes project.
On television, Kidman starred in HBO's "Hemingway and Gellhorn," alongside
Owen, in 2012. Her portrayal of Martha Gellhorn earned her Emmy, SAG and Golden
Award nominations. Kidman returned to the small screen in 2017 with the limited
Little Lies" alongside Reese Witherspoon for HBO-produced by Kidman's Blossom
Witherspoon's Pacific Standard-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 arc on
season of "Top of The Lake: China Girl." The second season of "Big Little Lies"
premiered in June
2019, on which she again stars and serves as executive producer. She will next
star and executive
produce the HBO limited series "The Undoing."
In 2018, Kidman and Blossom Films signed a first-look deal with Amazon
the agreement, she will develop theatrical and series content, the first of
which being a new
drama series, "The Expatriates," based on 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
Best Actress category for a Laurence Olivier Award. In 2015, Kidman was seen in
the West End
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
the Order of Australia. She was also named, and continues to serve, as Goodwill
the United Nations Development Fund for Women, UN Women, whose goals are to
women's empowerment and gender equality, to raise awareness of the infringement
women's human rights around the world and to end violence against women. Along
husband, Keith Urban, she has helped raise millions over the years for the
Program which is a world-renowned center for research into the causes,
and eventual cure of women's 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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