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Sunday, 20 June 2010

The Quotable Nicole Kidman ... from Honolulu to Hollywood

The Quotable Nicole Kidman ... from Honolulu to Hollywood

Nicole Kidman (born on this day in 1967) is an Australian actress with US dual citizenship as she was born in Honolulu.

Nicole is famous for being married to Tom Cruise and for starring in films such as: Days of Thunder, Batman Forever, Practical Magic, To Die For, Cold Mountain, Fur, and The Golden Compass winning a Best Actress Oscar for The Hours.

Showing her verstaility, Nicole has also had a number one record in the UK in 2001 - Something Stupid with Robbie Williams.

To celebrate Nicole's 43rd birthday, here is a selection of interesting, insightful and inspiring quotations by and about her ...

Nicole on her life and career ...

"I love acting, but it's much more fun taking the kids to the zoo."

"What's the point of doing something good if nobody's watching.”

"You're not anyone in America unless you're on TV."

"It's so bizarre, I'm not scared of snakes or spiders. But I'm scared of butterflies. There is something eerie about them. Something weird!"

"I'd like to be wise. You have to go through a lot to get there, but I'm willing to go through a lot."

After unveiling her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - "I've never been so excited to have people walk all over me for the rest of my life."

Nicole on her body image ...

"You don't have to be naked to be sexy."

"I have a boy`s body. I would prefer to have more curves because I think that`s more beautiful. I would much rather have J. Lo`s body than mine ...I would love to have boobs and a butt like Jennifer Lopez but I`m not having surgery so there it is."

Nicole on life with Tom Cruise ...
"I wouldn't want to be married to me, but luckily Tom Cruise does."

After her divorce from her diminutive husband - "Now I can wear heels."

Nicole on Moulin Rouge ...
"My kids and the film Moulin Rouge! are the two things that are my shining lights."
[On her Golden Globe - "I never knew I'd be in a musical, let alone win an award for one."]

Nicole on Eyes Wide Shut ...
"There's no drugs, no Tom in a dress, no psychiatrists."

Nicole on Bewitched ...
"All that nose twitching becomes quite addictive after a while. It was hard to switch off."

Nicole on The Stepford Wives ...
"It's a comedy. We hope."

Others on Nicole ...

"Being around Nicole is like being around electricity."
Baz Luhrmann

"When I was told I was meeting Nicole Kidman ... I was like, ‘How am I going to get through this and not look like an idiot or try to lick her face?' "
Robbie Williams

"Nicole is an actress whose remarkable beauty and talent and determination has brought her the kind of success that only comes in dreams."
Adrien Brody

"Nicole is one of the most incandescent presences on the screen. Ever. I really think she's an alien. She looks like it. She can do anything. The woman is just ... there's something about her that's otherworldly."
Shirley MacLaine

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