Actress Nicole Kidman pays final respects at father's funeral

Actress Nicole Kidman is escorted by her father, Dr Antony Kidman, as she arrives at the 2005 Palm Springs Film Festival Gala dinner in Palm Springs, California in this January 8, 2005 file photo. The actress said a final farewell to her father at hi
Actress Nicole Kidman is escorted by her father, Dr Antony Kidman, as she arrives at the 2005 Palm Springs Film Festival Gala dinner in Palm Springs, California in this January 8, 2005 file photo. The actress said a final farewell to her father at his funeral in Sydney yesterday, after he died in Singapore on September 12 after suffering an apparent heart attack. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Australian actress Nicole Kidman said a final farewell to her father at his funeral in Sydney yesterday, after he died in Singapore on September 12 after suffering an apparent heart attack.

Dr Antony Kidman, a renowned psychologist who was 75, apparently had a heart attack after his morning exercise at The Tanglin Club, where he was staying and was pronounced dead at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

He was reportedly in Singapore to visit his younger daughter Antonia, who lives here with her husband Mr Craig Marran and their six children.

Kidman was supported by her husband Keith Urban and other family members during the 90-minute service at St Francis Xavier Church in Lavender Bay on Sydney's north shore.

The service was also attended by actor Russell Crowe, said the BBC.

According to media reports, Kidman, 47, delivered a heartfelt tribute to her "extraordinary" father, saying she was "lucky" to be his daughter.

She and Urban are said to have sung an acoustic version of Amazing Grace together.

The A-list actress is also said to have spoken about the support she received from her father while going through her high-profile divorce from Tom Cruise in 2001.