Tom Cruise

Biography

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (pronounced /ˈtɒməs ˈkruːz ˈmeɪpɒθər/; born July 3, 1962), better known by his screen name of Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and won three Golden Globe Awards. His first leading role was the 1983 film Risky Business, which has been described as "A Generation X classic, and a career-maker" for the actor. After playing the role of a heroic naval pilot in the popular and financially successful 1986 film Top Gun, Cruise continued in this vein, playing a secret agent in a series of Mission: Impossible action films in the 1990s and 2000s. In addition to these heroic roles, he has starred in many other successful films such as Jerry Maguire (1996), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004) and War of the Worlds (2005). In 2005, the Hollywood journalist, Edward Jay Epstein argued that Cruise is one of the few producers (the others being George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jerry Bruckheimer) who are able to guarantee the success of a billion-dollar movie franchise. Since 2005, Cruise and Paula Wagner have been in charge of the United Artists film studio, with Cruise as producer and star and Wagner as the chief executive. Cruise is also known for his controversial support of and adherence to the Church of Scientology.

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Birth Name

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV

Birth Place

Syracuse, New York, USA

Birth Date

7/3/1962
Known For
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Mission: Impossible

Ethan Hunt

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Minority Report

Chief John Anderton

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Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Ethan Hunt

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Edge of Tomorrow

Cage

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Top Gun

Maverick

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Jack Reacher

Reacher

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Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation

Ethan Hunt

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War of the Worlds

Ray Ferrier

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Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Ethan Hunt

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Interview with the Vampire

Lestat de Lioncourt

Starring In
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Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One

Ethan Hunt

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Top Gun: Maverick

Capt. Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell

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Daniel Day-Lewis - L'héritier

Self (archive footage)

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Tom Cruise: Mann mit zwei Missionen

Self (archive footage)

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Kubrick by Kubrick

Self (archive footage)

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Tom Cruise: Mission Possible

Himself

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Mission: Impossible: Fallout

Ethan Hunt

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Spielberg

Himself - Actor

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American Made

Barry Seal

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The Mummy

Nick Morton

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Jack Reacher

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Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation

Ethan Hunt

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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Himself (archive footage)

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My Scientology Movie

Himself (archive footage)

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Edge of Tomorrow

Cage

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And the Oscar Goes To...

Himself (archive footage)

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Live Die Repeat and Repeat

Lt. Col. Bill Cage

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Oblivion

Jack

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Jack Reacher

Reacher

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Room 237

Dr. William Harford (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Rock of Ages

Stacee Jaxx

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The 84th Annual Academy Awards

Self - Presenter

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Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen

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Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Ethan Hunt

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Knight and Day: Story

Self

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Knight and Day

Roy Miller

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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story

Narrator (voice)

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Valkyrie

Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg

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August

Himself (uncredited) (archive footage)

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Tropic Thunder

Les Grossman - Grossman's Office

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Religulous

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Der Geist des Geldes

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Lions for Lambs

Senator Jasper Irving

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The Queen

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Mission: Impossible 3

Ethan Hunt

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Mission: Catching the Train

Self

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Mission: Explosive Exploits

Self

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Excellence in Filmmaking: Cruise

Self

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Mission: Remarkable - 40 Years of Creating the Impossible

Self

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War of the Worlds

Ray Ferrier

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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Dr. William 'Bill' Harford / Maverick (archive footage)

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Collateral

Vincent

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Genius: A Night for Ray Charles

Himself

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The Last Samurai

Nathan Algren

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Sex at 24 Frames Per Second

Self (archive footage)

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Tom Cruise / Famous Austin ('Austinpussy')

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Minority Report

Chief John Anderton

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IMAX: Space Station

Narrator (voice)

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Art of Action

Himself

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Vanilla Sky

David Aames

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Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Self - Actor & Film Producer / Narrator

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Oscarverleihung 2001

Himself - Presenter: Best Director

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America: A Tribute To Heroes

Himself

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Mission: Impossible 2

Ethan Hunt

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Magnolia

Frank T.J. Mackey

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Eyes Wide Shut

Dr. William Harford

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Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory

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Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire

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Mission: Impossible

Ethan Hunt

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Interview with the Vampire

Lestat de Lioncourt

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The Firm

Mitch McDeere

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A Few Good Men

Lt. Daniel Kaffee

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Far and Away

Joseph Donnelly

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Days of Thunder

Cole Trickle

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Born on the Fourth of July

Ron Kovic

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Rain Man

Charlie Babbitt

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Young Guns

Henchman Shot off of Roof (uncredited)

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Cocktail

Brian Flanagan

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Top Gun

Maverick

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The Color of Money

Vincent

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The Oprah Winfrey Show

Himself (4 episodes, 2003-2005)

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Legend

Jack

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All the Right Moves

Stefen Djordjevic

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Risky Business

Joel Goodsen

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Losin' It

Woody

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The Outsiders

Steve Randle

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TAPS

Cadet Captain David Shawn

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Endless Love

Billy

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Un Amour Infini

Billy

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