Nicole Kidman Biography
At age 4, Nicole Kidman took up ballet lessons, which led to her studies at the Australian Theater for Young People and at the Phillip Street Theater, wherein Nicole majored in theatre history and voice production. When Kidmans mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Nicole dropped out of school and focused on her family.
In 1983, the fifteen-year-old Nicole Kidman won her first role in a Pat Wilson video for the song, Bop Girl. This gig landed her several supporting roles in both TV and film, including Five Mile Creek, BMX Bandits ,Bush Christmas, A Country Practice, Vietnam, Emerald City and Bangkok Hilton.
In 1989, Nicole Kidman starred alongside Billy Zane in the suspense film, Dead Calm, which received positive reviews. A year later, she appeared opposite Tom Cruise in a car racing film, Days of Thunder and another Cruise film, Far and Away in 1992. In 1993, Nicole Kidman played as one of the memorable characters of Batman Forever.
Nicole Kidmans first Golden Globe Award and several Best Actress nominations was earned because of her performance in the 1995 film, To Die For. In 1999, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman played as a married couple in the film, Eyes Wide Shut.
Since 2002, Nicole Kidman received numerous awards in her films including Moulin Rouge!, The Others, The Hours, Dogville, The Human Stain and Cold Mountain. In the same year, Nicole Kidman tried her luck at film production in the movie, In The Cut. She won the hearts of her fans and new audiences in the 2004 remake of The Stepford Wives. In 2005, Nicole Kidman appeared in two different movies, The Interpreter and Bewitched
Nicole Kidman was married to Tom Cruise in December 1990. They adopted two children, daughter Isabella Jane and son Connor Anthony. The couple, however, filed for divorce before their 10th anniversary. In 2003, Kidman met Lenny Kravitz and dated him until 2004. She married country singer Keith Urban in June 2006 at Manly Sydney.