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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

Tom Cruise Reporting for Flight Duty in 'Top Gun 2'
TMZ, 2018-09-17 18:16:00
Tom Cruise has always looked dashing in a suit ... especially in a G-suit.  TMZ got this pic of Tom dressed as Captain Pete "Maverick" Mitchell for the 'Top Gun' sequel. These pics were taken over the weekend at a base in Nevada, where Tom…

Even a broken ankle can't keep Nicolas Cage from swinging a mighty battle ax in 'Mandy'
USA Today Movies, 2018-09-11 13:04:52
Taking a cue from Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage discusses how he did fight scenes for his action thriller 'Mandy' three months after ankle surgery.         

patrickfrater
Variety, 2018-09-09 16:39:22
Hollywood films took the top three places at the China box office, with Alibaba-backed “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” again on top. But it was a slow weekend. After a highly impressive $77 million opening a week earlier, the Tom Cruise-starring “Fallout” fell 59% in its second weekend to score $31.5 ...

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