Dr. Antony Kidman, Nicole Kidman’s Dad: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Nicole Kidman’s father Dr. Antony Kidman has passed away unexpectedly. Read on for the sad facts …


1. The Cause of Death Was a Bad Fall

Dr. Antony Kidman was in Singapore when he fell shortly after eating breakfast. Some reports are saying that Kidman fell in his hotel, while others say his fall took place in his daughter’s home. However, it has been confirmed by Nicole Kidman’s publicist that the fall was in Dr. Kidman’s hotel room. He was in his 80’s, so a hard enough fall can, of course, be deadly. Channel News Asia reports that:

Singapore police confirmed that they were informed at 9:54am that a man in his 80s was pronounced dead at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He had been sent there from Stevens Road. Police said they are investigating the unnatural death.


2. Antony Was Visiting Daughter Antonia When the Accident Occurred

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According to reports, Dr. Kidman often visited his daughter Antonia in Singapore. The Herald Sun wrote that:

Dr Kidman made regular trips to Singapore, where Antonia lives with her husband Craig Marran and six children. Previous media reports said she lives near Orchard Road.


3. Dr. Antony Kidman Was a Clinical Psychologist

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The late Dr. Kidman was a clinical psychologist and director of the health psychology unit at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. He was even awarded an Order of Australia in 2005 for his contributions to clinical psychology. In addition to psychology, the Daily Mail reports additional accomplishments of his:

As well as his work as a clinical psychologist, he has done research into the psycho-social impact of diseases, including breast cancer.
He was also ran community service seminars on aspects of mental health, was a regular speaker on radio and television and wrote for academic journals and the general public.


4. Nicole Kidman Was Very Close With her Father

Nicole Kidman is reported to have had a very close relationship with her father. The family was last spotted together in Sydney, Australia in January for the 50th wedding anniversary of the Dr. Kidman and his wife Janelle. Publicist and longtime friend of the family, Wendy Day, told the Daily Mail:

The family is in shock and is grieving … .I think that some time and privacy is needed to deal with this shock and tragedy.

Nicole once told the media:

He’s a great father, I can call him at three in the morning and he’s there for me.


5. His Work Colleagues Are Also Devastated by Dr. Antony’s Death

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UTS Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs released a statement following the news of Dr. Kidman’s death saying:

It is with great sadness that we learn of Dr Tony Kidman’s sudden passing. During his 43 years at the University of Technology, Sydney, Tony has contributed greatly – as a colleague, as a researcher, and as a health practitioner. Tony will be missed by all at UTS. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.



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