An eternal award is being bestowed upon Nicole Kidman. The American Film Institute’s Board of Trustees revealed on Tuesday that they will recognise Kidman, 55, with the organization’s Life Achievement Award, which they called “the highest distinction for a career in film.”
Recently seen in April’s The Northman, Kidman will be honoured with a special award and homage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 10, 2023. According to the press release, she is the first Australian actor to receive the AFI Life Achievement Award.
Kathleen Kennedy, head of the AFI Board of Trustees, said in a statement released on Tuesday, “Nicole Kidman has enthralled audiences for decades with the daring of her creativity and the allure of a screen icon.” ”
She is a force, Kennedy continued, “brave in her decisions and bold in her performances.” The American Film Institute is pleased to bestow upon her the 49th annual AFI Life Achievement Award.
In her over four decade long career, Kidman has received a BAFTA, two Emmys, and six Golden Globes in addition to the Oscar for Best Actress she won in 2003 for her role in The Hours.
Kidman’s 55-year-long acting career has earned her acclaim as a multifaceted actor. Throughout her career, she has favoured collaborations with innovative directors including Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Baz Luhrmann, Anthony Minghella, Sydney Pollack, Lars von Trier, and Stanley Kubrick.
The actress has been in almost 90 films, and she will soon appear in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and the Amazon feature Holland, Michigan.
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