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Biography

Cruise in May 2014

Source: Wikipedia

Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and filmmaker. Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the 1981 film Endless Love. After portraying supporting roles in Taps (1981) and The Outsiders (1983), his first leading role was in the romantic comedy Risky Business, released in August 1983. Cruise became a full-fledged movie star after starring as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the action drama Top Gun (1986). One of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, Cruise starred in several more successful films in the 1980s, including the dramas The Color of Money (1986), Cocktail (1988), Rain Man (1988), and Born on the Fourth of July (1989).

Fact file

  • Born: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV July 3, 1962 (age 53) Syracuse, New York, United States
  • Occupation: Actor, filmmaker
  • Years active: 1980–present
  • Religion: Scientology
  • Spouse(s): Mimi Rogers (m. 1987; div. 1990) Nicole Kidman (m. 1990; div. 2001) Katie Holmes (m. 2006; div. 2012)
  • Children: 3 (2 adopted)
  • Relatives: William Mapother (cousin)
  • Website: www.tomcruise.com

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In the news

Tom Cruise Confirms 2 New 'Mission: Impossible' Movies in the Works With Director Christopher McQuarrie
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-01-14 16:31:38
Fans of the action-packed series will be getting two new installments in the summers of 2021 and '22.

Tom Cruise Filming Action Scenes for 'Top Gun 2' in Lake Tahoe
TMZ, 2018-12-10 08:50:00
Tom Cruise still feels the need, the need for speed ... especially around Lake Tahoe where he's filming some super sick action scenes for the upcoming 'Top Gun' sequel!!! Sources connected to production tell TMZ ... Tom is on location in South Lake…

Tom Cruise has a new mission: Improving your TV video for 'Mission: Impossible-Fallout'
USA Today Movies, 2018-12-05 19:21:43
Tom Cruise took a break from filming 'Top Gun: Maverick' to instruct TV owners how to get a better picture when they watch 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout,' which landed on home video this week. He wants you to turn off "motion smoothing." What's that?         

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