Becoming ... Nicole Kidman

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


Kidman won raves for her portrayal of five characters in a London staging of the 1998 David Hare play The Blue Room ("Pure theatrical Viagra," one critic enthused). Paid considerably less than her movie salary (only $65 per night), she famously bared it all in a seductive love scene.