Nicole Kidman turns 50: the star through the years

As the star celebrates her 50th birthday, we look back at the stylish star's iconic moments over the years.

From her humble beginnings in Sydney studying theatre and starring in a handful of local television shows, Hawaiian-born Nicole Kidman finally got her big break in 1989 when she landed a role in Dead Calm.

Once the striking red head got her foot in the door, she's never been short of roles. The mother-of-four even scored an Oscar for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in The Hours in 2003.

These days, you'll find the talented star kicking back with her family, daughters Faith Margaret, Sunday Rose and hubby Keith Urban in Nashville - and it's pretty clear that Nic couldn't be happier!

Keep reading below to see some of the star's memorable moments over the years