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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

Read more about Tom Cruise at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

For ‘Christopher Robin,’ Outselling Tom Cruise Is an Impossible Mission
NY Times Movies, 2018-08-05 17:55:59
“Mission: Impossible — Fallout” was the No. 1 movie in North America for the second weekend in a row, beating Disney’s new Winnie-the-Pooh film.

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Variety, 2018-08-05 17:55:25
Six films in, and Ethan Hunt shows no signs of slowing down. Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” scaled the international box office yet again, amassing $76 million from 56 abroad markets for an overseas total of $205 million. It pocketed $35 million in North America, bringing its domestic earnings ...

Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible' outruns Winnie the Pooh at the box office
USA Today Movies, 2018-08-05 16:47:26
Tom Cruise has outrun Winnie the Pooh at the box office. 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' topped ticket sales for the second straight weekend with an estimated $35 million, fending off competition from newcomers 'Christopher Robin' and 'The Spy Who Dumped Me.'         

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