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In 1976, if you had told 14 year old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be considered one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. Nonetheless, this sensitive, deeply religious youngster who ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Top Gun
Top Gun Maverick
(1986)
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible Ethan Hunt
(1996)
Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire Jerry Maguire
(1996)
A Few Good Men
A Few Good Men Lt. Daniel Kaffee
(1992)

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 2013/I Oblivion
Jack
 1999 Aimee Mann: Save Me (Video short)
Frank T.J. Mackey
 1986 Top Gun
Maverick
 1985 Legend
Jack
 1983 Losin' It
Woody
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Played Nathan Detroit in a high school production of "Guys and Dolls" See more »

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12 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 119 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 154 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tomu Kurûzu

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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(1992, on A Few Good Men (1992) and working with Rob Reiner) I finished Far and Away (1992) and started immediately on it. So, the first time I met Rob Reiner - I'd been told, "You know, Tom, he's a pretty aggressive guy." He's a big guy. Big hands. Very bright, articulate. When he talks his points, he gets very loud because he gets very excited. He's just so fucking smart. He's very intense, but... See more »

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Filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against Michael Davis, a man who allegedly offered to sell videotapes of himself having sex with the actor. The lawsuit accuses Davis of making the statements "in order to hurt the plaintiff and gain widespread publicity for himself". See more »

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Often plays characters caught up in extraordinary circumstances See more »

Nickname:

TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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What a waste of talent. Hasn't made a decent film for 12 years dark_liquidity
Amazing in Jack Reacher II. One of the greats. davidthomsonfineart
What's he know that stops him from going on vacation to romp and play? RustyShacklefurd
He needs to play a Villain aazanmanji
How does he look so young at 54? treaper-87319
Has Mr. Cruise ever been in a "bad" movie? charcoales
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