Nicole Mary Kidman is an American-born Australian actress, singer and film producer. She started acting at the age of sixteen, in a remake of the Australian holiday season favorite”Bush Christmas.” She then landed a role in the television series “Five Mile Creek” and other small ...Read morefilm roles, which made her popularity rise by the mid-1980s. Kidman's breakthrough role in film was in the 1989 thriller “Dead Calm,” alongside only two other actors: Sam Neill and Bully Zane. After several other film roles in the early 1990s, Kidman rose to international fame and recognition with her role in “Days of Thunder” (1990), “Far and Away” (1992) and “Batman Forever” (1995). She earned her second Golden Globe and first Academy Award nomination for her performance in the acclaimed musical “Moulin Rouge!” (2001). In 2002, she received a Best Actress Oscar for her role as Virginia Wolf in Stephen Daldry's “The Hours” (2002). Her other notable film roles include Stanley Kubrick's “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999), the psychological horror film “The Others” (2001), the war drama “Cold Mountain” (2003), the political thriller “The Interpreter” (2005) and the epic romance “Australia” (2008). In 2013, Kidman starred in acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook's first English-language film “Stoker,” and in 2014, she starred in the film adaptation of the bestselling autobiography “The Railway Man” and the French biography film “Grace of Monaco” as Grace Kelly.