Marie Nicole Kidman was born in the heart of the US state of Hawaii, Honolulu, June 20, 1967. The parents of the actress originally from Australia. In the US, the father of Nicole arrived to investigate the cancer cells. However, when the future celebrity was 4 years old, the family returned to their homeland. There the man was offered a job at the Technical University of Sydney. Incidentally, the actress has a younger sister - now a TV reporter and presenter - Anthony. At the age of four years, Nicole Kidman was fascinated by ballet, so much so that went to study at the Australian Theatre for Youth, and later in Philip Street Theatre. Kidman perfected his vocal skills and studied the history of the theater. Then she continued her education in the secondary schools of North Sydney. However, the study had to quit because of the illness of the mother. The woman fell ill with breast cancer and her daughter needed help. For the first time on the screen future celebrity appeared in 1983. 15-year-old Nicole Kidman starred in the music video of singer Pat Wilson «Bop Girl». In the same year, Kidman began acting in movies and television. The first work as an actress - the role in the film "The creek five miles," "Bush Christmas" and "BMX Bandits". All 80 years of the last century, Nicole Kidman was involved in a sufficiently large number of Australian films and television productions. The most popular series earned "Bangkok Hilton". Game promising actress is so impressed the audience that the rights to broadcast the serial movie bought many countries. In 1989, Nicole starred in the thriller "Dead Calm." The tape was a success in worldwide box office. It was the first Hollywood project Kidman, and this despite the fact that the crew was only part of the Australian.
Early career in America
After the success of the picture "Dead Calm" actress was invited to Hollywood. There's Nicole Kidman won the role in the film "Days of Thunder." It was during the filming of this movie Nicole Kidman has moved closer to actor Tom Cruise.
Between the famous twisted romance, which ended with the wedding in 1990. For Australian beauties Cruz had left his first wife Mimi Rogers. Family couple starred in two projects: the saga of Ron Howard's "Far and Away" in 1992 and the Stanley Kubrick film "Eyes Wide Shut" in 1999. The last picture was marked by the collapse of zaezdnyh family. Before the film Kubrick Nicole Kidman was not so popular in Hollywood, as she wanted, and it most often speak only as of the wife of Tom Cruise. That changed only in 1996, when Nicole Kidman starred in the black comedy "Die For" Gus Van Sant. For the role of presenter, who is obsessed with his career, the actress was intended for "Oscar". However, the prestigious award she did not get, but it awarded the prize "Golden Globe" as best actress musical or comedy. In the late 20th century, Nicole Kidman has played a fairly successful films such as "The Peacemaker," "Practical Magic" and "Portrait of a Lady." However, the last film notable success with the public did not have.
The real breakthrough
Nicole Kidman's career took off in 2001. It was then completed a two-year divorce from Tom Cruise. At the same time, the screen will Baz Luhrmann Australian film "Moulin Rouge!". Kidman played in decadent kitsch with elements of Greek tragedy courtesan Satine. The girl must seduce a wealthy villain, however, falls in love with the poor poet. The film is in the rhythm of cancan played out against the backdrop of Parisian scenery pripevki songs by popular artists. The role Nicole Kidman impressed critics and actress was nominated for "Oscar".
PSleduyuschey least successful was the role of women in the thriller "The Others" by Alejandro Amenabar. This role has finally made Kidman star. It is worth noting that the divorce from Tom Cruise, Nicole was given very difficult. After the break in relations actress fell into a prolonged depression. In 2001, she takes on a rather complex role in the film "The Hours," Stephen Daldry. The painting was one of the loudest in 2002 and won the British Academy Award, Berlin Film Festival, as well as the "Golden Globe" and "Oscar". By the way, to appear on the screen as a 59-year-old writer Kidman had to drastically change your appearance.
Another successful year for Nicole Kidman began in 2003. The actress took part in the film "Dogvil" well-known and quite controversial European film director Lars von Trier. The painting had a great response. In Europe, the film took as the achievement of cinema, but in America, met a very hostile. Perhaps that is why Kidman refused to work with Trier in the continuation of "Dogville". Meanwhile, Nicole continues to play. Also in 2003 she starred in the film "The Human Stain" on the famous novel by Philip Roth in the drama "Cold Mountain," Anthony Minghella. The last picture, by the way, was a success and was immediately 7 nominations for "Oscar".
The following four paintings featuring Nicole Kidman not all earned success with the critics and the public. The actress tried to show his comic talent and starred in two big-budget films, "The Stepford Wives" and "Bewitched." The first film was not able to pay for itself in worldwide box office, but in the second game Nicole not relished critics. Kidman was even awarded antinagradoy "Golden Raspberry". In 2005, the actress with Sean Pen appears on the screen in the political thriller "The Interpreter," Sydney Pollack. The work of actors remember the audience is not so much as the fact that the shooting took place in these premises of the United Nations. Up to this point no one crew in the building is not allowed.
The accusation of pedophilia
Particularly memorable work of Nicole Kidman in the film "Birth". This is the story of the famous chamber clipmaker Jonathan Glazer featuring Anne Heche, Danny Huston, Lauren Bacall, and Cameron Bright. At the Venice Film Festival in 2004, before the premiere of the film was accused of pedophilia in absentia. This is because the press leaked the information that was conceived heroine Kidman has sex with 10-year-old boy.
That is why the "birth" did not work in the US release. However, Nicole was nominated for her role in the "Golden Globe" and the painting itself still paid for itself, but at the expense of European steel. By the way, after the picture critics talking about sunset career as an actress. In 2006 came kinobiografii cult photographer Diane Arbus with Kidman. Photographer takes the most bizarre and ugly manifestations of nature and committed suicide in 1971. After that, the actress took part in the filming of the movie "Invasion" German Oliver Hirschbiegel, where she performed the title role. Although critics foretold Nicole Kidman no plans to leave the wide screen. In 2011, rolling out comedy "Just go with it." There, the actress plays with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. However, Kidman got only a small role of the heroine girlfriend Aniston. In 2011, the celebrity began work on a film with the working title "Hemingway and Gellhorn" with Clive Owen.
The most expensive advertising
In parallel with the success in the movie Nicole Kidman successfully working in the advertising companies. The actress has become the face of the brand Chanel №5. Advertising campaign was conducted in 2004, 2005 and 2006. In the video titled N ° 5 the Film shot Rodrigo Santoro. The video became the most expensive in the history of business. One minute 4-minute video was estimated at $ 11 million. For his work, Kidman received almost $ 4 million.
In 1990, Nicole Kidman met Tom Cruise. After a whirlwind romance the couple married. In the family there are two adoptive children - Isabella Jane and Connor Anthony. The couple broke up in 2001. It is said that Cruise left his wife when she was three months pregnant. After breaking Kidman suffered a miscarriage.
After the divorce, Kidman found solace in the arms of musician Lenny Kravitz, and later attributed her novels with Toby Maguire, Robbie Williams and Jude Law. In January 2005, the actress met Australian singer Keith Urban. Eighteen months later the couple were married, two years later, the couple had a daughter, Sunday Rose Kidman-Urban. The second daughter Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, was born by a surrogate mother, but she was the biological daughter of Kidman and Urban.
In 1995, Kidman appeared in her highest-grossing live-action film (as of 2017), playing Dr. Chase Meridian, the damsel in distress, in the superhero film Batman Forever, opposite Val Kilmer as the film's title character. The same year Kidman starred in Gus Van Sant's critically acclaimed dark comedy To Die For, in which she played the murderous newcaster Suzanne Stone. Of Kidman's Golden Globe award-winning performance, Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle said "[she] brings to the role layers of meaning, intention and impulse. Telling her story in close-up – as she does throughout the film – Kidman lets you see the calculation, the wheels turning, the transparent efforts to charm that succeed in charming all the same. " Kidman next appeared in The Portrait of a Lady (1996), based on the novel of the same name, alongside Barbara Hershey, John Malkovich, and Mary-Louise Parker. The following year, she starred in the action-thriller The Peacemaker (1997) as White House nuclear expert Dr. Julia Kelly, opposite George Clooney. The film grossed $110,000,000 worldwide. In 1998, she co-starred with Sandra Bullock in the poorly received fantasy Practical Magic as a modern-day witch. Kidman returned to her work on stage the same year in the David Hare play The Blue Room, which opened in London.