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Tom Cruise

An American actor and filmmaker. 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 (1981) and The Outsiders (1983), his first leading role was in Risky Business, released in August 1983. Cruise became a full-fledged movie star after starring as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun (1986). He has since 1996 been well known for his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible film series. One of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood, Cruise has starred in many successful films, including The Color of Money (1986), Cocktail (1988), Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Far and Away(1992), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Jerry Maguire (1996), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Magnolia (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002),The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Lions for Lambs (2007), Valkyrie (2008), Knight and Day (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), Oblivion (2013), and Edge of Tomorrow (2014). In 2012, Cruise was Hollywood's highest-paid actor. Fifteen of his films grossed over $100 million domestically; twenty-one have grossed in excess of $200 million worldwide. Cruise is known for his support for the Church of Scientology and its affiliated social programs.

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Jul 3, 1962 In Syracuse, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Mission: Impossible 8 2022-11-02
Known For
Poster of Special Delivery: Michael Mann on Making 'Collateral'
Movie Mission: Impossible 8 Ethan Hunt 2022-11-02
Movie Mission: Impossible 7 Ethan Hunt 2021-11-17
Movie Top Gun: Maverick Captain Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell 2021-07-01
Movie Kubrick by Kubrick Self (archive footage) 2020-04-12
Movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout Ethan Hunt 2018-07-13
Movie Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Movie Diana: The Day Britain Cried Himself (archive footage) 2017-08-29
Movie American Made Barry Seal 2017-08-08
Movie The Mummy Nick Morton 2017-06-06
Movie Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Jack Reacher 2016-10-19
Movie Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Himself (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Movie Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman Himself 2015-05-08
Movie Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Ethan Hunt 2015-07-23
Movie Edge of Tomorrow: Weapons of the Future Himself 2014-10-07
Movie Edge of Tomorrow Maj. William "Bill" Cage 2014-05-27
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Oblivion Jack 2013-04-10
Movie Jack Reacher Jack Reacher 2012-12-20
Movie Rock of Ages Stacee Jaxx 2012-06-13
Movie Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Ethan Hunt 2011-12-07
Movie Knight and Day Roy Miller 2010-06-15
Series Running Man Himself 2010-07-11
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Narrator (voice) 2010-11-12
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story Narrator 2009-05-18
Movie Valkyrie Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg 2008-12-25
Movie The Valkyrie Legacy: The Plot To Kill Hitler 2008-11-24
Movie Tropic Thunder Les Grossmann 2008-08-09
Movie Tom Cruise Wins Scientology's Freedom Medal of Valor Himself 2008-01-17
Movie Lions for Lambs Senator Jasper Irving 2007-10-22
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Series The Chaser's War on Everything Unknown 2006-02-17
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Mission: Impossible III Ethan Hunt 2006-05-03
Movie The Queen Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2006-09-15
Movie War of the Worlds Ray Ferrier 2005-06-28
Movie City of Night: The Making of 'Collateral' Himself 2004-12-14
Movie Collateral Vincent 2004-08-04
Movie Special Delivery: Michael Mann on Making 'Collateral' 2004-06-07
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Last Samurai Captain Nathan Algren 2003-01-09
Movie Space Station 3D Narrator 2002-04-17
Movie The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies Himself 2002-06-01
Movie Minority Report Chief John Anderton 2002-06-20
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Austin Powers in Goldmember Tom Cruise / Famous Austin ('Austinpussy') 2002-07-26
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself 2001-09-21
Movie Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Narration/Himself 2001-05-02
Movie Vanilla Sky David Aames 2001-01-22
Movie Mission: Impossible II Ethan Hunt 2000-05-24
Series Diary Unknown 2000-02-16
Movie Eyes Wide Shut Dr. William 'Bill' Harford 1999-07-16
Movie The Last Movie: Stanley Kubrick and 'Eyes Wide Shut' Himself 1999-09-05
Series Rove Unknown 1999-09-22
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Magnolia Frank T.J. Mackey 1999-12-10
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
Movie Jerry Maguire Jerry Maguire 1996-12-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Movie Mission: Impossible Ethan Hunt 1996-05-22
Movie Interview with the Vampire Lestat de Lioncourt 1994-11-11
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie The Firm Mitch McDeere 1993-06-30
Movie A Few Good Men Lt. Daniel Kaffee 1992-12-11
Movie Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS and You Himself 1992-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Far and Away Joseph Donnelly 1992-05-22
Movie Days of Thunder Cole Trickle 1990-06-27
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Ron Kovic 1989-12-20
Movie Rain Man Charlie Babbitt 1988-12-11
Movie Cocktail Brian Flanagan 1988-07-29
Movie Young Guns [Cameo] 1988-02-17
Movie The Color of Money Vincent Lauria 1986-10-07
Movie Top Gun Lt. Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell 1986-05-16
Movie Legend Jack 1985-07-19
Movie All the Right Moves Stefen Djordjevic 1983-10-21
Movie Risky Business Joel Goodsen 1983-08-05
Movie Losin' It Woody 1983-04-08
Movie The Outsiders Steve Randle 1983-03-25
Movie Taps Cadet Captain David Shawn 1981-12-20
Movie Endless Love Billy 1981-07-17
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18