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In 1976, 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 become Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. Nonetheless, this sensitive, deeply religious ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 75 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 | 121 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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Born to Thomas Mapother III (October 15, 1934 - January 1984), an electrical engineer, and his wife Mary Lee Pfeiffer (Sept. 22, 1936 - Feb. 2017), a special education teacher. See more »

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Frequently plays intelligent yet laidback and likeable characters See more »

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TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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