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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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Tom Cruise Movie Death -- Untrained Pilot Killed My Husband ... Widow Sues

Tom Cruise Movie Death
Untrained Pilot Killed My Husband ... Widow Sues

The widow of a pilot killed on the set of Tom Cruise's Pablo Escobar movie says her husband only died because the filmmakers put his life in the hands of an incompetent flier. Alan Purwin, a… READ MORE >

Tom Cruise -- I'm Giving Senate Candidate a Filipino Pass

Tom Cruise
I'm Giving Senate Candidate a Filipino Pass

Tom Cruise zealously guards his image, which is why it's shocking he's allowing a Senate candidate in the Philippines to use his mug on campaign billboards. Cresente Paez is gunning for… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Parenting Mission: Possible (PHOTO)

Tom Cruise
Parenting Mission: Possible

Connor Cruise --  an up-and-coming DJ -- may not be like his dad, but he sure doesn't mind dressing like him. Connor and papa Tom Cruise hung out on the set of "Jack Reacher: Never… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
Leah Remini -- Backing Off the Tom Cruise Attacks (VIDEO)

Leah Remini
Backing Off the ... Tom Cruise Attacks

The tone of Leah Remini's feud with Scientology sounds a little different this morning ... as in, way less mention of Tom Cruise. We got Leah outside the 'Howard Stern Show' in… READ MORE >

- 185 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Trailer Bursts Into Flames On Movie Set

Tom Cruise
Trailer Bursts Into Flames On Movie Set

A trailer on the set of Tom Cruise's new "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" burst into flames Friday night. Emergency crews responded to blaze -- just outside New Orleans -- which allegedly started in… READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
Katie Holmes -- Apologizes to Leah Remini About ... Kissing Tom Cruise Or Scientology Reports??

Katie Holmes
Apologizes to Leah Remini About ... Kissing Tom or Scientology Reports??

Katie Holmes feels badly about some things that happened years ago when Leah Remini first started challenging Tom Cruise and the Church of Scientology. Holmes responded to Remini… READ MORE >

- 189 days ago
Leah Remini -- I'm Risking Everything by Criticizing Tom Cruise (VIDEO)

Leah Remini
I'm Risking Everything ... By Criticizing Tom Cruise

Leah Remini isn't just taking on Scientology, she's going squarely after Tom Cruise in a new interview about her departure from the church. Leah sat down with "20/20" and revealed her fears about… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
Tom Cruise Attends LSU Game ... Gives Urinal Interview

Tom Cruise
Attends LSU Game ... Gives Urinal Interview

Tom Cruise has gone from jumping on couches to jumping on the LSU bandwagon -- attending the LSU vs. Florida game in person ... and even gave an interview about the game while taking a piss.  READ MORE >

- 200 days ago
Tom Cruise -- No Parents Were Invited to My Daughter's Wedding

Tom Cruise
No Parents Were Invited to My Daughter's Wedding

Tom Cruise did not go to his daughter's wedding, but we found out he was nobody special, because none of the parents -- on either side -- were invited. There are reports Tom snubbed 22-year-old… READ MORE >

- 213 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Plane Crash Kills 2 During Movie Shoot

Tom Cruise
Plane Crash Kills 2 During Movie Shoot

8:30 A.M. PST -- It has been revealed the victims are American pilot Alan Purwin and Colombian pilot Carlos Berl. A third passenger, American Jimmy Garind was rushed to the… READ MORE >

- 237 days ago

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