Becoming ... Nicole Kidman

See how the Stepford Wives star went from Aussie rebel to Oscar winner. By Serena Kappes


Rebellious teenager Kidman, who attended the posh North Sydney Girls' School, used to hitch a ride on the back of her boyfriend's motorcycle, but admits, "I would always have to hide, because Mother was terrified of boys and motorbikes." At 16, the budding actress sped into her first film, the 1983 teen crime-caper movie BMX Bandits.