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.

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"She looks like a 21st century Ann-Margret," costar John Leguizamo told PEOPLE about Kidman's striking presence in her Golden Globe-winning performance as showgirl Satine in 2001's Moulin Rouge.