Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

Timeline of Nicole Kidman, an Australian actress renowned for her versatility and impressive acting prowess. With her elegant presence and powerful performances, she has established herself as one of the most respected and influential figures in the film industry.


June 20, 1967


Honolulu, Hawaii, Unites States


Actress and producer


Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls High School in Sydney, Australia. However, she did not pursue higher education at a university or college as she began her acting career at a young age.


20 June 1967

Nicole Kidman's Birth

Nicole Mary Kidman was born on June 20, 1967, in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were temporarily in the United States on educational visas.


06 April 1989

Release of 'Dead Calm'

Nicole Kidman's breakthrough role came with the thriller 'Dead Calm' where she played Rae Ingram. The film received positive reviews and showcased Kidman's talent to a wider audience, enhancing her international career.


24 December 1990

Marriage to Tom Cruise

Nicole Kidman married Tom Cruise on December 24, 1990, after meeting on the set of the racing film 'Days of Thunder' earlier that year.


15 June 1995

Release of 'Batman Forever'

Nicole Kidman appeared as Dr. Chase Meridian in the superhero film 'Batman Forever', directed by Joel Schumacher. The film was a box office success and brought Kidman more mainstream attention.


01 June 2001

Release of 'Moulin Rouge!'

In Baz Luhrmann's 'Moulin Rouge!', Nicole Kidman played Satine, a role that won her a Golden Globe and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress. The film was notable for its spectacular visuals and soundtrack.


09 August 2001

Release of 'The Others'

Nicole Kidman starred in the critically acclaimed supernatural horror film 'The Others', directed by Alejandro Amenábar. Her performance was widely praised and added to her reputation as a versatile actress.


24 March 2002

Academy Award Nomination for Moulin Rouge!

For her role as Satine in 'Moulin Rouge!', Kidman received her first Academy Award nomination in the Best Actress category.


25 December 2002

Release of 'The Hours'

For her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in 'The Hours', Nicole Kidman received the Academy Award for Best Actress. The film examines the intricacies of the lives of three women connected by Woolf's novel 'Mrs. Dalloway'.


23 March 2003

Academy Award for The Hours

Nicole Kidman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in the film 'The Hours', which premiered on November 15, 2002.


25 June 2006

Marriage to Keith Urban

On June 25, 2006, Kidman married country music singer Keith Urban, a fellow Australian, in Sydney.


27 May 2017

Cannes Film Festival Awards

Kidman received a special award at the 70th Cannes Film Festival commemorating the festival's 70th anniversary, she was also praised for her selection of diverse projects and roles.


25 December 2018

Release of 'Destroyer'

Kidman underwent a significant transformation to play the lead role in the crime drama 'Destroyer', directed by Karyn Kusama. Her performance as a deeply troubled LAPD detective drew praise for its intensity and depth.


05 January 2020

Golden Globe Honors

Nicole Kidman has been nominated multiple times for the Golden Globe Awards across her career, winning for her performances in 'To Die For,' 'Moulin Rouge!,' and 'The Hours'.

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