Best Actress Academy Award Nominees: Nicole Kidman

By SMW Staff

This Sunday, five women will get a shot of Oscar gold. They are all more than ready for their close-ups, as you’ll see from their profiles, here:

This year’s Academy Awards nomination for Best Actress for her role in The Rabbit Hole is Nicole Kidman‘s third.

Kidman, 43, won for Best Supporting Actress for her turn as novelist Virginia Woolfe, in The Hours, but this new and meatier role allows Kidman to demonstrate the wide range of emotions that overcome a parent suffering from the devastation of a child’s accidental death, and is a tour de force.