Becoming ... Nicole Kidman

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


It was love at first sight for Kidman and Tom Cruise (left, in 1992; right, in 2000), who met during her 1989 audition for Days of Thunder. "I just remember ... electricity going through me," she told the BBC in 1998. Despite their divorce after a nearly 10-year marriage, Kidman says she'll "be there for him for the rest of his life."