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If you had told fourteen-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 hundred movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. None the less, 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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Interviewed on the DVD for the film Narc (2002), on which he served as executive producer. See more »

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12 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 118 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 153 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tomu Kurûzu

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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(2012) I have a standard of what winning is. How do you define winning and losing? If I get beaten in a basketball game, I don't care. How a movie does is based on so many things, including release dates and marketing. I understand the box office game. I was there in the beginning when they started fixating on the number one film and the competition in that. I really came up with promoting films ... See more »

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Doug Liman wanted to do Edge of Tomorrow (2014) because it showed a role that Cruise hadn't done yet; someone very bad at what they do. See more »

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Beaming smile and intense eye contact See more »

Nickname:

TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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