Nicole Kidman is one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood. She received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in the movie The Hours.
Here are 10 interesting facts about the actress:
10 Interesting Facts About Nicole Kidman #1:
As many people know, she was married to Tom Cruise. The former couple married on December 24, 1990, and their marriage lasted until August 8, 2001. She is currently married to singer Keith Urban.
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She was named one of the “25 Most Intriguing People of 2001” by People magazine.
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She has publically commented on what it was like to work with one of the most talented directors of all time, Stanley Kubrick. In her words, “Stanley wanted six months of rehearsal (for the movie Eyes Wide Shut). He didn’t want to start, and then he didn’t want to finish. Stanley taught Tom (Cruise) and I, ‘Never say no.’ When someone proposes an idea, you never shut it down. And that’s a good lesson that goes far beyond work. That’s a life lesson.”
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Nicole Kidman was originally cast as Mrs. Smith in the 2005 movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
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One interesting fact that many people do not know about the beautiful actress is that she has a high IQ. In fact, her IQ has been measured at 132.
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Kidman reflected on Sean Penn sending her a telegram after she did not receive an Oscar nomination for her performance in the 1995 movie To Die For. She stated that Penn wrote “You were robbed.” She also stated, “That was all he sent me. And it was as good as an Academy Award nomination.”
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Another interesting fact is that she enjoys writing short stories in her spare time. It is her hope to publish them in the future.
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She is friends with many other famous actors, including Russell Crowe and Jim Carrey.
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Nicole Kidman is a pianist. She even played the piano in the 2003 movie Cold Mountain.
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The last interesting fact is that she has publically stated that she thinks about her past. In her words, “I’m a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me.”
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Sam Kashner, “Nicole’s State of Grace,” Vanity Fair.