Nicole Kidman's Dad Dies in Singapore Hotel

Dr. Antony Kidman's family 'in shock'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 12, 2014 9:40 AM CDT
Actress Nicole Kidman during a press conference for the film "Grace of Monaco" at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in southern France on May 14, 2014.   (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

(Newser) – Nicole Kidman's father was visiting her younger sister in Singapore and was having breakfast in the restaurant of the hotel he was staying at when he collapsed and died today at a nearby hospital, the Straits Times reports. Dr. Antony Kidman had recently completed his morning workout and is believed to have suffered a heart attack; his death was initially reported to have come after a fall in his room. The clinical psychologist was in his 80s. His family "is in shock," Nicole's publicist and family friend tells the Daily Mail.

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