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Nicole Kidman's bittersweet day involving daughters and husband Keith Urban

The Big Little Lies actress shares daughters Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret with her country singer husband

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban on the red carpet
Hanna Fillingham
US Managing Editor
18 June 2023
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Nicole Kidman lives an idyllic family life with husband Keith Urban and their daughters Sunday Rose, 14, and Faith Margaret, 12

The Big Little Lies actress will no doubt be making sure that her daughters treat their father today as Father's Day is celebrated around the world. 

And while it will be a joyful occasion in the Kidman-Urban household, it will also be tinted with sadness for Nicole, who sadly lost her beloved father, Anthony Kidman, in 2014. 

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On past Father's Day, Nicole has paid tribute to Anthony on social media, alongside poignant messages. Back in 2018, she share a heartfelt message alongside a throwback photo of herself posing in the middle of her late dad and mom, Janelle, as they both planted a kiss on her cheeks. 

She posted it alongside a picture of Keith embracing his young daughters outside in the backyard. She penned: "Happy Father's Day Papa and Keith Lionel. 

Nicole Kidman with her late father Anthony Kidman and her mom Janelle Kidman© LUCY NICHOLSON
Nicole Kidman with her late father Anthony Kidman and her mom Janelle Kidman

"Thank you for being the most wonderful, kind and loving fathers. The girls and I know how fortunate we are." 

The Hours actress lost her father suddenly after he passed away from a heart attack at the age of 75. 

Nicole Kidman was incredibly close to her late father © Frederick M. Brown
Nicole Kidman was incredibly close to her late father

She previously revealed that she would do anything to have more time with him, choosing him as her preferred dinner companion when asked by WSJ. Magazine during an interview in 2020. 

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"My dad, who's not around anymore. He died, and I would love to have dinner with him again," she said. 

Nicole Kidmand and Keith Urban At The 2019 Australian Open© Getty
Nicole Kidman's husband Keith Urban will no doubt be spoiled on Father's Day

Nicole and Keith are always on the move for work but are primarily based in Australia, having moved their to spend more time with Nicole's family during the pandemic. 

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They also have a gorgeous home in Nashville, where they based themselves when in the United States. 

Nicole with Sunday and Faith on Memorial Day next to an American flag on a mast, their backs are at the camera© Keith Urban on Instagram
Nicole with daughters Sunday and Faith

As well as Sunday and Faith, Nicole also shares adopted grown-up children, Bella, 30, and Connor, 28, with ex-husband Tom Cruise. Both Bella and Connor are following in Tom's Scientology footsteps and are passionate about the religion. 

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Their mom Nicole was previously asked about her children's decision to follow the church, telling The Sun in 2019: "Motherhood is about the journey. There are going to be incredible peaks and valleys, whether you are an adopting mother or a birth mother. What a child needs is love. 

"They have made choices to be Scientologists. It’s our job as a parent to always offer unconditional love." 

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban laughing and smiling at each other on a red carpet© Getty Images
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are couple goals!

In another recent interview with Harper's Bazaar, Nicole opened up about motherhood. She said: "[I do] not have a big social life. I have my work, I have my family, I have my own inner landscape that I explore. I choose that probably more than I choose to be out partying." 

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Nicole prefers to keep her private life out of the spotlight but occasionally gives glimpses into her children's lives and interests. 

Nicole's daughters pictured on the set of The Undoing© Getty Images
Nicole's daughters had a cameo in her show The Undoing

She previously revealed that her youngest daughters were both keen on acting, having landed several extra roles on her movies and TV shows, including The Undoing and Big Little Lies, where Nicole played one of the main characters, Celeste Wright. 

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The popular HBO drama saw Sunday and Faith play school children in the second series back in 2019, marking their debut on the big screen. While they didn't have talking parts, their names still featured in the credits at the end of the program.

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