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Tom Cruise

Thomas Cruise Mapother IV ( /ˈtɒməs ˈkruːz ˈmeɪpɒθər/; born July 3, 1962), widely known as 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 Taps. His first leading role was in Risky Business, released in August 1983. Cruise became a full-fledged movie star after starring in Top Gun (1986). He is well known for his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the quadrilogy of Mission: Impossible action films between 1996 and 2011, . Cruise has starred in many Hollywood blockbusters, including Rain Man (1988), A Few Good Men (1992), Jerry Maguire (1996), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004), and War of the Worlds (2005). As of 2012 Cruise is Hollywood's highest-paid actor. 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 Scientology faith, and for his support of the Church of Scientology. Cruise was born in Syracuse, New York, the son of Mary Lee (née Pfeiffer), a special

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C. Thomas Howell -- Fires Off (Tom) Cruise Missile

C. Thomas Howell
Fires Off Cruise Missile ...

Tom Cruise hasn't seen his daughter OR Ponyboy in a long, long time. C. Thomas Howell -- star of the cult classic "The Outsiders" -- took a shot at Tom Tuesday at… READ MORE >

Katie Holmes & Suri Cruise -- Look Dad, No Hands ... Dad? (PHOTO)

Katie Holmes & Suri Cruise
Look Dad, No Hands ... Dad?

Katie Holmes and daughter Suri Cruise spent a fun Thursday at the Happiest Place on Earth as they rode roller coasters and walked around Disneyland. It's moments like these that a parent… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Scientology's David Miscavige -- P.I. Tells Cops ... Tom Cruise Funds Everything!

Scientology's David Miscavige
P.I. Tells Cops Tom Cruise Funds Everything!

Tom Cruise underwrites so much of Scientology, people connected with the Church root for the success of his movies, even when they suck. P.I. Daniel Powell, who… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Katie Sources Say He Hasn't Seen Suri in a Year

Tom Cruise
Katie Sources Say He Hasn't Seen Suri in a Year

Tom Cruise said he wasn't able to see his daughter for months because he was shooting "Mission Impossible 5" in London, and he was counting the hours before he came home to little Suri. But we're… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Tom and Katie Aren't Fighting Over Scientology ... They Just Hate Each Other

Tom and Katie
They're Not Fighting Over Scientology ... They Just Hate Each Other

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are not at war over the Church of Scientology ... they don't communicate because they have an intense dislike for one another. When we broke the story -- that Katie… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes -- No Love Lost ... NOT on Speaking Terms

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes
No Love Lost NOT on Speaking Terms

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes want nothing to do with each other ... to the point they don't speak to one another, even about Suri. Sources close to both Tom and Katie tell us they do not… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Sexiest Dinner Threesome Ever! (TMZ TV)

Tom Cruise
Sexiest Dinner Threesome Ever! [TMZ TV]

Tom Cruise was the meat in a Penelope Cruz--Salma Hayek sandwich in London! Sure, dinner with an ex-gf can be awkward, but it always helps when her super hot friend comes along. And when it was… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Does Ex Factor ... With Penelope Cruz

Tom Cruise
Does Ex Factor ... With Penelope Cruz

Tom Cruise hooked up with his ex-girlfriend Penelope Cruz ... for dinner in London and left with a souvenir... -- he was caught leaving with a red lipstick stain on his cheek. Since he's… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Scientology Attacks Hit Flick ... Our Main Accuser's a Liar!

Scientology
Attacks Hit Flick Our Main Accuser's a Liar!

The Church of Scientology is on the attack against the director of a documentary eviscerating the org., claiming the guy who made the most indicting claims is a known liar. A rep from… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Tom Cruise -- I Believe I Can Fly (PHOTO)

Tom Cruise
I Believe I Can Fly

The best job in Hollywood ... the insurance broker for Tom Cruise movies because the premium has gotta be higher than the Airbus that took Tom for a ride ... ON THE OUTSIDE!The 52-year-old actor… READ MORE >

- 207 days ago

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