Knowledge Identifier: +Nicole_Kidman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1967.
Countries: United States (54%), United Kingdom (16%), Australia (9%)
Linked to: The New York Times, People, Australian Record Industry Association, National Institute of Mental Health
At the time of Kidman's birth in 1967, her father was a graduate student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
John Ewart - He was well known for his role in film "Sunday Too Far Away", his ongoing role in the Australian TV series "The Restless Years" in 1980 and 1981, and his lead role opposite a young Nicole Kidman in "Bush Christmas"
By the end of 1983, she had a supporting role in the television series Five Mile Creek and began gaining popularity in the mid-1980s after appearing in several film roles, including BMX Bandits, Watch the Shadows Dance, and the romantic comedy Windrider, which earned Kidman attention due to her racy scenes.
Steve Vizard - In 1985 Vizard wrote and produced a feature film, "The Bit Part", starring Nicole Kidman, for which he was nominated for a Writers Guild award for Best Feature Film Screenplay
In 1991, she co-starred with former classmate and friend Naomi Watts and Thandie Newton in the independent film Flirting.
In 1993, she starred in My Life opposite Michael Keaton and the thriller, Malice opposite Alec Baldwin.
In 1994, she was appointed a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and in 2004, she was honoured as a "Citizen of the World" by the United Nations.
In 1995, Kidman appeared in her highest-grossing live-action film as of 2011, playing Dr. Chase Meridian, the damsel in distress, in the superhero film Batman Forever, opposite Val Kilmer as the film's title character.
Eric Sykes - In 2001 he had one of his few serious screen roles, playing a servant in the blockbuster supernatural thriller film "The Others", starring Nicole Kidman
Jodie Foster - In 2002, Foster took over the lead role in the thriller "Panic Room" after Nicole Kidman dropped out due to a previous injury
Virginia Woolf - In 2002, a film version of the novel was released starring Nicole Kidman as Woolf, a role for which she won the 2002 Academy *award for Best Actress
Arthur Kopit - "Nine" returned to Broadway in 2003 with Antonio Banderas as Guido and won two Tony *awards, including best revival; in 2009 Rob Marshall directed the film "Nine" based on Kopit's script, the principal cast consisting of Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Marion_Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Sophia Loren, Kate Hudson, and Fergie
In 2004 she appeared in the film, Birth, which received controversy over a scene in which Kidman shares a bath with her co-star, 10-year old Cameron Bright.
Lenny Kravitz - In late 2004, Kravitz dated actress Nicole Kidman and reportedly dedicated his hit song "Lady" to her.
Robert Caro - In the 2004 film "The Stepford Wives," Nicole Kidman's character attends a book club meeting with the Stepford Wives and attempts to discuss the third volume of Caro's "The Years of Lyndon Johnson" but the group chooses to review a book of Christmas crafts
Kidman met her second husband, New Zealand-born country singer Keith Urban, at G'Day LA, an event honouring Australians, in January 2005.
Jerry Miller - More recently, "Hey Grandma" was included in the soundtrack to the 2005 Sean Penn- Nicole Kidman film, "The Interpreter", as well as being covered in 2009 by the Black Crowes, on "Warpaint Live"
Diane Arbus - In 2006, the motion picture "Fur", starring Nicole Kidman as Arbus, presented a fictional version of her life story
In 2007, she starred in the science-fiction movie The Invasion directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, a remake of the 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers that proved a critical and commercial failure.
How to Marry a Millionaire - In 2007, Nicole Kidman bought the rights to "How to Marry a Millionaire" under her production company Blossom Films, and is set to produce and possibly star in a remake
Keith Urban - On 7 January 2008, Nicole Kidman confirmed she and Urban were expecting their first child together
Dusty Springfield - In May 2008, actress Nicole Kidman was announced as star and producer of a biopic, but, as of July 2012, it was yet to surface
Also in 2009, Kidman was the face of an international Schweppes advertisement.
Clive Owen - In June 2010 it was announced that Owen and Nicole Kidman would star in an HBO film about Ernest Hemingway and his relationship with Martha Gellhorn entitled "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Rowan Joffe - In 2011 it was announced that Joffe's next project would be an adaptation of the S.J. Watson novel Before I Go to Sleep, which set with Nicole Kidman in the lead
The Family Fang (film) - On October 27, 2011, it was announced that the film rights to the Kevin Wilson novel "The Family Fang" were bought by actress Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films company
Urine - Urban myth states that urine works well against jellyfish stings, and this scenario was demonstrated on a Season 4 episode of the NBC-TV show "Friends" called "The One With the Jellyfish"; an early episode of the CBS-TV show "Survivor"; "The Paperboy" wherein Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron's face; and the 2003 reality film "The Real Cancun"
In April 2013 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
In 2016, Kidman's performance in "Lion" earned positive reviews, including a nomination for the Critics Choice for Best Supporting Actress, a win in the same category at the Hollywood Film awards as well as her third Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and her eleventh nomination overall
Sofia Coppola - Coppola directed "The Beguiled", a remake of the 1971 Western film of the same name, starring Nicole Kidman, Elle_Fanning and Kirsten_Dunst; it is due for release in 2017
The Intouchables - In January 2017, Nicole Kidman and Genevieve Angelson joined the cast of the film, now officially titled "Untouchable"