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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 41 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 Mena (pre-production)
Barry Seal
 2013/I Oblivion
Jack
 1986 Top Gun
Maverick
 1985 Legend
Jack
 1983 Losin' It
Woody
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Other Works:

Is interviewed on the DVD for the film Narc (2002), on which he served as an executive producer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 108 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 150 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 »

Trivia:

Time magazine once described him as a "baby-faced Christopher Reeve". See more »

Trademark:

Boundless off-stage energy See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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