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Actress Kidman enters Who's Who
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman is classed as a "high flyer" in the book's 2005 edition
Actress Nicole Kidman has joined the ranks of "noteworthy and influential individuals" in prestigious reference book Who's Who.

She is among 1,000 new entries in the biographical book's 2005 edition.

The Cold Mountain star is classed as a "high flyer" while The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is another new entry.

The Passion of the Christ director Mel Gibson, guitarist Eric Clapton, actress Kristin Scott Thomas and chef Jamie Oliver also appear in the new edition.

Achievements listed

Who's Who has been published annually since 1849 and contains over 32,000 short biographies of people from a wide range of professions.

Kidman's entry lists some of her film credits - including 1983's Bush Christmas, 1990's Days of Thunder and The Others from 2001 - and her best actress Oscar and Bafta awards for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in The Hours.

It also lists Kidman's role as producer of 2003 movie In The Cut and notes that her marriage to actor Tom Cruise ended in 2001.

Booker prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst, ex-Roxy Music star Bryan Ferry and poet John Hegley also appear as new entries in Who's Who.

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