Nicole Kidman: Becoming a Beauty

She may be one of PEOPLE's Most Beautiful faces now, but that wasn't always the case for Nicole Kidman, 34. During her awkward teenage years, Kidman tells the magazine, it was sister Antonia who got the stares. "We'd walk down the street and people would go, 'Oh Nicole, isn't your sister gorgeous?' " These days, Nicole isn't having any trouble turning heads both onscreen and off. Look back at her stunning transformation through the years.

STATE OF GRACE

Nicole Kidman is the picture of elegance with her upswept 'do and classic cream suit at a press event in Italy in September 2001. Her great sense of style came out even as a youth, sister Antonia told PEOPLE. "She did have some great stuff. She kept her room a bit off-limits to me, but she'd be away and I used to sneak her clothes."