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Nicole Kidman to be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by AFI

Hollywood veteran Julie Andrews was the recipient of last year's AFI Life Achievement Award

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Published: 24th November 2022

Nicole Kidman is set to be the latest recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award conferred by the America Film Institute. 

Kidman will become the first Australian actor to receive this award, and it will presented to her at the event on June 10, 2023. 

"Nicole Kidman has enchanted audiences for decades with the daring of her artistry and the glamour of a screen icon. She is a force both brave in her choices and bold in each performance. AFI is honored to present her with the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award," said Kathleen Kennedy, Chair of the AFI Board of Trustees in a statement.

Kidman, who has dabbled in both independent cinema and big-ticket films has worked with filmmakers like Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Baz Luhrmann, Aaron Sorkin, Lars von Trier and Stanley Kubrick.

A five-time Academy Award nominee, Kidman won her first Oscar for the portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry's The Hours. She has also won a BAFTA, two Emmys, and six Golden Globes during her prolific career in cinema and TV. 

Kidman, who recently starred in The Northman, has also worked in theatre in London, and the West End. 

The actor will next be seen in Lulu Wang's Expats, and Holland, Michigan, which is backed by Amazon, and the Paramount+ project, Lioness. 

Hollywood veteran Julie Andrews was the recipient of last year's AFI Life Achievement Award. 

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