Yesterday, Nicole Kidman, 50 years old
50 years ago, June 20, 1967, Hawaii was born the future famous actress Nicole Kidman. Since 1983, Kidman starred in more than 60 films, won the "Oscar", "Golden Globe Award" three awards and many other awards. We remembered the main events in the life and career of the actress.
Nicole Kidman was born June 20, 1967 in Honolulu, the capital of the US state of Hawaii. Australian actress is considered, although the family returned to Australia, but when Nicole was four years old.
As a child, the girl was shy and closed, so my parents sent her to the ballet studio. There she suddenly manifested acting talent, and then began to study the history of the theater and attend youth troupe Australian theater and Philip Street.
Kidman began filming as early as 15 years in Australia. Her first work was a clip of the singer Pety Wilson Bop Girl. A debut of 16-year-old actress in the movie was the picture of "BMX Bandits".
When Nicole was 17 years old, her mother discovered breast cancer, and she could not continue to pay for training in acting college. Kidman took massage courses and got a job working in a massage parlor. Earnings she invested in payment for treatment and rehabilitation after chemotherapy for the mother.
In 1988, Kidman got the main role in the TV series "Bangkok Hilton".
In 1989, the actress participated in the first Hollywood project - played the wife of a naval officer in the film "Dead Calm," which was a success in the global box office. After that it was invited to the other roles in the United States.
In 1989, while filming "Days of Thunder" Kidman met with actor Tom Cruise, who became her first husband. Kidman played the girl-doctor, who is in love with NASCAR avtogonschinka by Cruise and helps him recover after the accident. It was the first Australian big role, for which she received 200 thousand dollars.
Before the duo Pitt - Jolie wife is the most beautiful and loving couple of Hollywood. They adopted two children: Isabella Jane and Connor Anthony.
In 1991, the role of the mistress of a gangster in the film "Billy Bathgate," Kidman brought the first nomination for the award "Golden Globe" in the category "Best Actress".
In 1995, Kidman starred in uncharacteristic roles in independent filmmaker Gus Van Sant - in the black comedy "To Die For".
After the film dating Nicole Kidman Tom Cruise starred in several films. In 1992, it was the drama "Far, far away."
In 1999, Cruise and Kidman starred in the last work of Stanley Kubrick "Eyes Wide Shut". The couple signed an "open" contracts, agreeing to act as much time as needed Kubrick. Shooting erotic film lasted for 400 days a year the film was in post-production preparation. The picture was released a few months after the director's death.
Shortly after the shooting at Kubrick, after 10 years of marriage, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman broke up. It is believed that their relationships damaged need to play one far from another couple and a lot of time naked. The participants of film crew said that at the beginning of the work noticed tensions between Cruise and Kidman, and in the process the actors became openly quarrel.
Journalists speculated that the reason for the divorce could be a Catholic religious differences Kidman and Cruise's Scientologist and conditions of the marriage contract, in which almost all the battered husband. However, even after the divorce, the actress in an interview called Cruise's main love of his life and stated that the family may be able to save, whether they have their own children.
In 2001, the year of the divorce, Kidman and Cruise were interviewed for the documentary "Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Film" - the film can be considered the last work in which they attended together.
It was rumored that during the separation Kidman was three months pregnant, and after the departure of Cruise on her nerves had a miscarriage. For a while, the actress suffered depression after the divorce and is not removed, but then went back to the cinema. In 2001, she starred in the musical "Moulin Rouge" director Baz Luhrmann's Australian and she sang all the vocals. It is believed that the film has revived the almost forgotten genre kinomyuzikla.
Kidman describes the role of the courtesan Satine most difficult in his career: During filming, she twice broke a rib. First actress rehearsing dance in high heels and fell down the stairs, and the partner has not had time to catch her. Then, wanting to be like Vivien Leigh in "Gone With the Wind", Kidman asked dresser tighten the corset tighter - and the rib, not had time to grow together again broke.
In the same year came a mystical thriller "Other" cash collected over $ 200 million with a budget of 17 million.
In 2003, Nicole Kidman has received "Oscar" for her role as Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry, "The Hours", becoming the first Australian actress to win in the category "Best Actress". The actress played a writer suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts, and her bright appearance for this role specifically "spoiled" make-up and overhead nose.
The film, shot on the novel by Michael Cunningham won the Pulitzer Prize, was one of the loudest Prime 2002. In addition to "Oscar", Kidman won him a prize at Berlin Film Festival, BAFTA and the "Golden Globe".
In 2003, Kidman starred in the controversial director Lars von Trier in a surreal movie "Dogville". At the same time, she told about the shooting and the difficult relationship with the director in the documentary film "Dogville Confessions": for the sake of the film Trier was prepared to humiliate actors and provoke conflicts with them. When the Dane wants to shoot a sequel to "Dogville" with the same heroine, Kidman refused to work with him again.
"In a single day of shooting was a fairy tale, in the other - a nightmare. One day Lars was affectionate with me, the other when he thought it necessary, exhausting me. I do not always understand what was happening. Although, I suppose, an actor and does not know what is happening in the director's head. "
Nicole Kidman about shooting with Trier
In 2006, Kidman was awarded Australia Day Civil Order of Australia, the equivalent of knightly award in the UK. Together with the actress received the award the Nobel Prize in Medicine Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, as well as Finance Minister Ken Henry. The Governor-General Michael Jeffery said Kidman contribution to the cinema, health and the fight against cancer.
In 2006, the actress married a second time - her husband was the Australian singer Keith Urban.
With the second husband of the actress of 41 years was able to give birth to their own child after years of infertility. The couple have two daughters, eight-year the Sunday Rose Kidman Urban, and six-year-Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, who brings a surrogate mother. For a time, due to pregnancy Australian refused to new roles.
In 2014, Kidman reincarnated as Grace Kelly for the film "Princess of Monaco", devastated by film critics.
In 2016, screens out the drama director Garth Davis, "The Lion", filmed on real events: the businessman of Indian origin who is adopted by a couple of Australians, 25 years later, goes in search of the biological mother. The film received six nominations for "Oscar", including for Best Supporting Actress, performed by Nicole Kidman.
50th birthday Kidman met punk queen role in fiction drama "How to talk to girls at parties" after the novel by Neil Gaiman. The film was presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017.