Tom Cruise

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Tom was born under the official name IV, Thomas Cruise Mapother on July 3rd, 1962. He has been a credited actor since the 1981 film Taps.

Tom Cruise is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twenty-four films including the 2014 action film Edge of Tomorrow as the character Cage, the 2013 action movie Oblivion playing Jack and the 2012 action release Jack Reacher cast as Reacher.

Tom is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in eight films including: the 2007 drama film Lions for Lambs as the character Senator Jasper Irving, the 2003 action movie The Last Samurai playing Nathan Algren and the 1999 drama release Magnolia cast as Frank T.J. Mackey.

Tom Cruise has earned salaries up to $75,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2005 adventure film War of the Worlds, which brought in $234,000,000 at the box office.

In 1996 Tom Cruise produced his first movie, the action film Mission: Impossible. Since then he went on to produce fourteen movies including: Without Limits (1998) and Mission: Impossible II (2000) among others .

Tom is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least one hundred and fifty magazines, captured in more than twenty-one pictorials, interviewed in over thirty-two publications and featured in one hundred and eight magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least twelve books.

As an actor Tom Cruise has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Ron Kovic in the 1989 film Born on the Fourth of July. Tom Cruise was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Jerry Maguire in the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Frank T.J. Mackey in the 1999 movie Magnolia .

Quotes

" I have cooked turkeys in my day but when Mom's around I let her do it.

Trivia

Voted Best Dressed Male Movie Star (1997).
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