Nicole Kidman Biography
The American-born Australian actress Nicole Kidman was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 20, 1967. She is renowned for her wide range and adaptability, as well as for her glitzy appearance and calm demeanour.
She was raised in Sydney and began performing when she was a teenager. During her adolescence, she made appearances in television movies and miniseries, making her acting debut in the thriller Dead Calm (1989).
She moved to the United States for the role in Days of Thunder (1990), and while making the movie, she started dating her co-star Tom Cruise. The two got married in 1990. (divorced 2001). Kidman made a dozen film appearances over the following ten years.
In the black comedies To Die For (1995) and Billy Bathgate (1991), she played a socialite who enjoys gangster culture; in Jane Campion’s 1996 version of Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady, she played an American living in Europe during the 1880s (1996).
In Sir David Hare’s The Blue Room, a well-received collection of short stories based on Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, Kidman made her theatrical debut in 1998. She played five different characters.
She moved to New York City with the play in early 1999 to make her Broadway debut. The final movie that Stanley Kubrick directed, Eyes Wide Shut, was released that year, Eyes Wide Shut, an adaptation of another Schnitzler book. Despite being promoted as a sensual romance starring Kidman and Cruise, it received negative reviews and performed poorly at the box office.
Kidman had a hectic year in 2017. She appeared in the second season of Jane Campion’s TV series Top of the Lake. She gave an Emmy Award-winning performance as an abused wife in David E. Kelley’s adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s best-selling novel Big Little Lies for HBO.
She played the headmistress of a Southern boarding school in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, a psychological suspense film based on a Thomas Cullinan novel, the wife of a heart surgeon in The Killing of a Sacred Deer, a band manager in the film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s short story How to Talk to Girls at Parties, and a hyperactive assistant to a wealthy man with quadriplegia in The Upside.