Tom Cruise biography

Tom Cruise

Actor, Celebrity

1962 –

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Who is Tom Cruise?

Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the 1981 film Endless Love. After portraying supporting roles in Taps and The Outsiders, his first leading role was in Risky Business, released in August 1983. Cruise became a full-fledged movie star after starring in Top Gun. He is well known for his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible film series between 1996 and 2011.

Cruise has starred in many Hollywood blockbusters, including The Color of Money, Cocktail, Rain Man, Born on the Fourth of July, Far and Away, A Few Good Men, The Firm, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Jerry Maguire, Eyes Wide Shut, Magnolia, Vanilla Sky, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, Collateral, War of the Worlds, Lions for Lambs, Valkyrie, Knight and Day, Rock of Ages, Jack Reacher and Oblivion. As of 2012, Cruise is Hollywood's highest-paid actor. Fourteen of his films grossed over $100 million domestically; twenty have grossed in excess of $200 million worldwide.

Famous Quotes:

  • The thing about filmmaking is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own checks, be responsible.

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Born
Jul 3, 1962
Syracuse
Also known as
  • Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
  • Tomu Kurûzu
  • Tom
  • Thomas Mapother IV
  • Thomas "Tom" Cruise Mapother IV
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Scientology
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • English American
  • Irish American
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Johnson State College
  • St. Xavier High School
  • Glen Ridge High School
  • Henry Munro Middle School
Employment
  • United Artists
Lived in
  • Ottawa
  • Syracuse
  • Louisville
  • Beverly Hills
  • New Jersey

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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