Though born in Hawaii, Nicole Kidman grew up in Australia, which is where she began her acting career until gaining Hollywood’s attention for her performance in the 1989 thriller “Dead Calm.”
She was then cast opposite superstar Tom Cruise in 1990’s “Days of Thunder,” which officially launched her leading lady status and introduced her to the man who would soon become her husband until their divorce in 2001. While married, Kidman and Cruise also costarred in “Far and Away” and the controversial Stanley Kubrick psychosexual drama “Eyes Wide Shut.”
Together, the starry pair adopted two children, Conor and Isabella.... Read more
The Times’ virtual tour puts readers on the streets of Hollywood to visit the nearly 2,400 stars on the Walk of Fame.
Select a category to learn more about the bombshells, cowboys, crooners and other entertainers who are honored on the walk. An interactive map then takes readers to the exact location of each star along the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.
Read more about the stars in a database that uses more than a century of the archives of the Los Angeles Times to go deeper into the lives of hundreds of fan favorites, as well as those whose names are no longer well-known.