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Nicole Kidman and her family are mourning the loss of her father. Dr. Antony Kidman reportedly died of a heart attack after a workout at a Singapore hotel. Dr. Kidman was visiting his other daughter, Antonia, and her children. It’s unclear if Nicole’s mom was with him. Dr. Kidman was in his 70s and fairly well known in Australia. Nicole’s husband, singer Keith Urban, cancelled a gig and flew off to join the family in Australia. Nicole’s publicist issued a statement saying she and the family are in shock and request privacy. I met Dr. Kidman a few times over the years with Nicole. The family is very close, and this has to be devastating. Sending prayers and good wishes to the Kidmans at this terrible time…

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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