9 Rare Photos of Nicole Kidman's Early Career

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Vietnam Miniseries: In 1987, Kidman earned her first Australian Film Institute Award for her role in the miniseries "Vietnam."

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Emerald City: Kidman starred in the Australian comedy "Emerald City," portraying a character facing challenges in the big city.

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Dead Calm: Her first major film role was in the psychological thriller "Dead Calm" in 1989, featuring Billy Zane.

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Cannes Film Festival 1992: Kidman attended the festival to promote "Far and Away," a romantic comedy starring Tom Cruise.

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Meeting Princess Diana: Kidman and Cruise met Princess Diana during the London premiere of "Far and Away."

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Saturday Night Live Host: In 1993, Kidman hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in New York City.

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Interview with a Vampire Premiere: Kidman accompanied Cruise to the premiere in Los Angeles for the fantasy horror film.

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Eyes Wide Shut Premiere: In 1996, Kidman attended the New York City premiere of "Eyes Wide Shut," directed by Stanley Kubrick

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Moulin Rouge at Cannes: Kidman starred in the Baz Luhrmann film "Moulin Rouge," which premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.