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Tom Cruise


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 44 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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 1986 Top Gun
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 1985 Legend
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 1983 Losin' It
Woody
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Other Works:

Played Nathan Detroit in a high school production of "Guys and Dolls" See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 106 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 148 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tomu Kurûzu

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, "This is what I love doing, and I hope I'm going to be able to do it forever." See more »

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He became good friends with Sean Penn and Timothy Hutton during the making of Taps (1981). See more »

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Short stature See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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