Tom Cruise Biography

Thomas "Tom" Cruise is an American actor and filmmaker. He 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 and The Outsiders, his first leading role was in Risky Business, released in August 1983. Cruise became a full-fledged movie star after starring as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun. He has since 1996 been well known for his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible film series.

One of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, Cruise has starred in many successful films, including The Color of Money, Cocktail, Rain Man, Born on the Fourth of July, Far and Away, A Few Good Men, The Firm, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Jerry Maguire, Eyes Wide Shut, Magnolia, Vanilla Sky, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, Collateral, War of the Worlds, Lions for Lambs, Valkyrie, Knight and Day, Jack Reacher, Oblivion, and Edge of Tomorrow. In 2012, Cruise was Hollywood's highest-paid actor. Fifteen of his films grossed over $100 million domestically; twenty-one have grossed in excess of $200 million worldwide. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Tom Cruise
Full Name:
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television Director
Ethnicity:
English American, Irish American, White people
Religion:
Scientology, Catholicism
Date of Birth:
July 3, 1962 (59)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Marriages
  • 1987-05-09
    Actor Tom Cruise (27) & actress Mimi Rogers (33), marry
  • 2006-11-18
    American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (44) weds actress Katie Holmes (27) at Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy
Tom Cruise Timeline
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