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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 & 74 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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 1983 Losin' It
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Other Works:

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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Personal Quote:

(2012, on learning to fly) I always wanted to fly, and that was one of the reasons I did Top Gun (1986). I just never had the time to learn. Then I met Sydney Pollack. I was 19 or 20. He was editing Tootsie (1982), and I'd just finished Risky Business (1983). I got a meeting with Sydney that was supposed to be 20 minutes and ended up being over two hours. Outside of my admiration for him as a ... See more »

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Good friends with: Steven Spielberg, Will Smith, David Beckham, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler and Jamie Foxx. See more »

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Boundless off-stage energy See more »

Nickname:

TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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