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NICOLE KIDMAN (Mrs. Barbour) is an Academy Award-winning actress who first came to the attention of American audiences with her critically acclaimed performance in Phillip Noyce's riveting 1989 Australian psychological thriller "Dead Calm." Kidman has since become an internationally recognized, award-winning actress known for her range and versatility.

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 in writer/director Alejandro Amenabar's psychological thriller "The Others," she received dual 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 Silver 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 she received Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Actress. The film was developed by Kidman's production company, Blossom Films. In 2012, Kidman starred in Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy," with Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and John Cusack. Her performance earned her an AACTA, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Award nominations. In 2014, Kidman was seen in "Grace of Monaco," which earned her a SAG nomination. In 2015 she was seen in "The Secret in Their Eyes"; "The 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' Choice Award, Golden Globe, SAG Award, BAFTA Award and Oscar nominations. She was recently seen in Karyn Kusama's "Destroyer," which earned Kidman a Golden Globe nomination; Joel Edgerton's "Boy Erased"; James Wan's "Aquaman"; and "The Upside." Her upcoming projects include Jay Roach's untitled Roger Ailes project.

On television, Kidman starred in HBO's "Hemingway and Gellhorn," alongside Clive Owen, in 2012. Her portrayal of Martha Gellhorn earned her Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe Award nominations. Kidman returned to the small screen in 2017 with the limited series "Big Little Lies" alongside Reese Witherspoon for HBO-produced by Kidman's Blossom Films and Witherspoon's Pacific Standard-for which she received an Emmy Award, Golden Globe, Critics Choice Award and SAG Award. "Big Little Lies" also received an Emmy Award, Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Award for Outstanding Limited Series. She also had an arc on the second 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 Studios. Under 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 1998, starring 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 the 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 Standard Award. In January of 2006, Kidman was awarded Australia's highest honor, the Companion in the 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 women's empowerment and gender equality, to raise awareness of the infringement on women's human 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 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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