Nicole Kidman honoured with AFI Life Achievement Award

The Big Little Lies star will be the first Australian to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. Kidman told Stellar magazine that she was grateful to join previous female recipients Lillian Gish, Bette Davis, Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda and Barbara Streisand. Awarded by the AFI Board of Trustees, the Institute’s prize is among the film world’s most coveted gongs. Male counterparts include George Clooney, Robert de Niro and Al Pacino. Nicole will be the 49th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award, which was first handed out in 1973.