All-Time Most Beautiful Women

It's PEOPLE's 30th anniversary! To celebrate, we've gathered some of the most dazzling women our pages have seen over the years. Take a peek at Catherine Zeta-Jones, Beyonce Knowles and others, and see what makes them so stunning. By Lucy Maher

Nicole Kidman

"As an actress, the way you look cannot be your identity," says stylish Aussie stunner Kidman, 36. She proved it by winning an Oscar for 2002's The Hours, in which she masked her luminescent good looks. The statuesque beauty and single mom (pictured in 2003) will appear in a whopping seven films over the next two years.