Nicole Kidman was born June 20, 1967 is an Australian actress and producer. She has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. She was ranked among the highest paid actresses in the world in 2006, 2018 and 2019. Time magazine named her twice among the 100 most influential people in the world, in 2004 and 2018.
Kidman began her acting career in Australia with the 1983 films Bush Christmas and BMX Bandits. His breakthrough came in 1989 with the thriller Dead Calm and the Bangkok Hilton miniseries. In 1990, she made her Hollywood debut in the racing film Days of Thunder, opposite Tom Cruise. She then gained wider recognition with lead roles in Far and Away (1992), Batman Forever (1995), To Die For (1995) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999). Kidman won the Academy Award for Best Actress for starring writer Virginia Woolf in the drama The Hours (2002)