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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 be 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 52 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Top Gun Maverick
(1986)
The Last Samurai Nathan Algren
(2003)
Jerry Maguire Jerry Maguire
(1996)
Mission: Impossible Ethan Hunt
(1996)

Filmography

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 2022 Mission: Impossible 8 (announced)
Ethan Hunt
 2021 Mission: Impossible 7 (announced)
Ethan Hunt
 2020 Top Gun: Maverick (filming)
Maverick
 2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Ethan Hunt
 2017 American Made
Barry Seal
 2017 The Mummy
Nick Morton
 2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Jack Reacher
 2014 Edge of Tomorrow
Cage
 2013/I Oblivion
Jack
 2012 Jack Reacher
Reacher
 2012 Rock of Ages
Stacee Jaxx
 2010 Knight and Day
Roy Miller
 2008 Valkyrie
Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
 2008 Tropic Thunder
Les Grossman - Grossman's Office
 2007 Lions for Lambs
Senator Jasper Irving
 2006 Mission: Impossible III
Ethan Hunt
 2005 War of the Worlds
Ray Ferrier
 2004 Collateral
Vincent
 2003 The Last Samurai
Nathan Algren
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Tom Cruise / Famous Austin ('Austinpussy')
 2002 Minority Report
Chief John Anderton
 2001 Vanilla Sky
David Aames
 2000 Mission: Impossible II
Ethan Hunt
 1999 Magnolia
Frank T.J. Mackey
 1999 Aimee Mann: Save Me (Video short)
Frank T.J. Mackey
 1999 Eyes Wide Shut
Dr. William Harford
 1996 Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire
 1996 Mission: Impossible
Ethan Hunt
 1993 The Firm
Mitch McDeere
 1992 A Few Good Men
Lt. Daniel Kaffee
 1992 Far and Away
Joseph Donnelly
 1990 Days of Thunder
Cole Trickle
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Ron Kovic
 1988 Rain Man
Charlie Babbitt
 1988 Cocktail
Brian Flanagan
 1986 The Color of Money
Vincent Lauria
 1986 Top Gun
Maverick
 1985 Legend
Jack
 1983 All the Right Moves
Stefen Djordjevic
 1983 Risky Business
Joel
 1983 Losin' It
Woody
 1983 The Outsiders
Steve Randle
 1981/I Taps
David Shawn
 1981 Endless Love
Billy
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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 | 7 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 128 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:

(on his father) He was a bully and a coward. He was the kind of person where, if something goes wrong, they kick you. It was a great lesson in my life - how he'd lull you in, make you feel safe and then, bang! For me, it was like, "There's something wrong with this guy. Don't trust him. Be careful around him." There's that anxiety. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Many of his films feature scenes of him running See more »

Nickname:

TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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