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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 -- 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 >

Scott Boras -- RIPS JERRY MAGUIRE ... Bromance Is Bad for Business

Super Agent Scott Boras
RIPS JERRY MAGUIRE Bromance Is Bad for Business

Jerry Maguire did not complete Scott Boras-- in fact, the super-agent tells TMZ Sports the '96 flick was a blueprint on how NOT to handle a player-agent relationship in the real world. … READ MORE >

- 102 days ago
Tom Cruise & David Beckham Splitting a Bottle of Red Wine ... Is That Manly?

Cruise & Beckham
Splitting a Bottle of Red Wine ... Is That Manly?

Tom Cruise and David Beckham split a bottle of red vino ... hanging out in a pub in Notting Hill ... but Becks apparently felt he needed to up his masculinity level a touch ... so he also had a… READ MORE >

- 155 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Suffers Beat Down by Chick Flick

Tom Cruise
Suffers Beat Down by Chick Flick

Shailene Woodley: You like apples?Tom Cruise: Yeah.Shailene: Well, I just kicked your ass at the box office with a sappy-tug-at-your-heart-strings flick about a girl dying from cancer! How do you… READ MORE >

- 171 days ago
Tom Cruise & John Travolta -- Face/Off

Tom Cruise & John Travolta
Face/Off

Here's Tom Cruise (left) seen out to dinner in London where he's promoting his new movie, "Edge of Tomorrow" ... and John Travolta (right) leaving a party last summer.Even Adele Dazeem couldn't… READ MORE >

- 191 days ago
Tom Cruise's Son Connor -- Spinning, Eating and Banging Around The World

Tom Cruise's Son
Spinning, Eating & Banging ... Around The World

Connor Cruise is living the good life ... traveling the globe and cramming his days with food, women and song -- and his friends say he's not at all concerned about his gluttonous… READ MORE >

- 198 days ago
Tom Cruise's Son -- Beached ... in Mexico

Tom Cruise's Son
Beached In Mexico

Connor Cruise hit the beach on the Mexican Riviera ... and was almost unrecognizable with dreadlocks and a chinstrap.Tom's son is 19 now ... and looking much different from the kid we used to see… READ MORE >

- 204 days ago
Kim Kardashian Identity Thief Setenced to Prison

Kim Kardashian
Identity Thief Sentenced to Prison

The man who stole Kim Kardashian's identity and tried to transfer thousands of dollars from her bank accounts has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison ... TMZ has learned.Luis Flores,… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Tom Cruise Settles $50 Million Libel Lawsuit Over 'Abandoned' Suri

Tom Cruise
Settles $50 Million Libel Lawsuit Over 'Abandoned' Suri

The war is over ... Tom Cruise has settled his epic $50 million libel suit against a magazine publisher that accused him of abandoning his daughter Suri ... and part of the settlement included a… READ MORE >

- 343 days ago
Tom Cruise's Mom -- Spills Christmas Secrets

Tom Cruise's Mom
Spills Christmas Secrets

Tom Cruise's mom Mary Lee Pfeiffer knows some deep, dark secrets, and we got her to tell all -- about Tommy boy, his childhood ... and Christmas!Not to be over dramatic, but -- This one changes… READ MORE >

- 352 days ago

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