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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 48 wins & 76 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)
Eyes Wide Shut
Eyes Wide Shut Dr. William Harford
(1999)

Filmography

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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 | 124 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:

(1992 quote) I really enjoy talking to other actors and directors. Sometimes, if I see their movies, I'll call them up or write them a note saying, "I enjoyed it," or asking, "How did you do that? How did you make that work?". I just saw Billy Crystal's movie Mr. Saturday Night a couple of weeks ago - he did a phenomenal job directing this-and afterwards, I talked to him for a couple of hours. ... See more »

Trivia:

Tom visited actress Brooke Shields at her home and personally apologized to her for criticizing her in 2005 about her use of prescription medication to overcome her postpartum depression. Touched by the gesture, Brooke accepted his apology. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays intelligent yet laidback and likeable characters See more »

Nickname:

TC

Star Sign:

Cancer

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