"I have been working since I was 14-years-old", the 50-year-old said as her husband Keith Urban watched on.
Actors are able to "find the truth, and I think it's a glorious way to make a living - especially in this day and age when so many people either can't recognize the truth or don't think it's important", he said.
The Big Little Lies star was overcome with emotion after being announced as the victor of the Best Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series award in Los Angeles last night.More news: Victor Moses admits Chelsea FC star is 'on fire'
She was not only one who talked about the change during the ceremony.
The Big Little Lies actress also went on to spread hope to all the female actors in the audience by letting her prize represent that "careers today can go beyond 40 years old", in accordance with the Time's Up initiative she and so many others stand behind.
By Kidman's own description, she was moved to receive the award "at this stage in my life.and in this time in this industry, when these things are going on, and for this role".More news: DMV accepting applications for optional "REAL ID" cards
"I want to thank you all for your trail-blazing performances you have given over your career", Kidman said. That's not the case now. "We have proven we are potent, powerful and viable".
This marked her tenth overall SAG Awards nomination, but it was her first win. "She won a Golden Globe, Emmy, and Critics" Choice award for the role.
The Australian actress was up against Hollywood royalty in Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange, as well as her co-stars Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern and delivered an emotional speech paying tribute to her colleagues beginning with the admission that she was crying and was "incredibly nervous because this is reality colliding with fantasy right now". While accepting the award, Skarsgård said that he was "shocked" and "humbled", "embarrassed" and "infinitely grateful".More news: Blackrock Inc. Now Owns 263668478 Shares In Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
"You look at Frances McDormand, you look at Saoirse Ronan, you look at Margot Robbie right now ... there are so many of them", she said. Is it Mr Robert De Niro or the tall dude from True Blood?