Kidman at the 75th Academy Awards
|4 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Born||June 20, 1967|
Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress. Her breakthrough film role was in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm. Following several films in the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in Days of Thunder (1990), Far and Away (1992), and Batman Forever (1995). She followed these with other successful films in the late 1990s. Her performance in the musical Moulin Rouge! (2001) earned her second Golden Globe Award and first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Her performance as Virginia Woolf in the drama film The Hours (2002) received critical acclaim and earned Kidman the Academy Award for Best Actress and Silver Bear for Best Actress at Berlin film festival. Kidman's other notable films include The Portrait of a Lady (1996), Cold Mountain (2003), The Golden Compass (2007) and Australia (2008). In 2012, she earned her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in "Hemingway & Gellhorn". Kidman has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since 1994 and for UNIFEM since 2006. As a result of being born to Australian parents in Hawaii, Kidman has dual citizenship in Australia and the United States. Kidman founded and owns the production company Blossom Films.