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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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Mark Wahlberg -- I Love Tom Cruise ... But He Needs to Shut Up

Mark Wahlberg
I Love Tom Cruise But He Needs to Shut Up

Mark Wahlberg says he wasn't specifically targeting Tom Cruise when he railed on actors who compare their jobs to soldiers at war -- but he STILL thinks Tom needs to shut the hell up.Wahlberg --… READ MORE >

Mark Wahlberg -- Actors Comparing Themselves to Soldiers -- 'How F**king Dare you!' [VIDEO]

Mark Wahlberg
Actors Comparing Themselves to Soldiers 'How F**king Dare You!' [VIDEO]

Mark Wahlberg lashed last night, saying "For actors to sit there and talk about 'oh I went to SEAL training?  I don't give a f**k what you did."Wahlberg was speaking at the AFI Fest in L.A.,… READ MORE >

- 307 days ago
Terrence Howard -- Tom Cruise Is Right -- War & Movies Are Both Hell

Terrence Howard
Tom Cruise Is Right War & Movies Are Hell

Terrence Howard says Tom Cruise was dead-on -- making movies IS like fighting in combat.Pretty amazing .... while Tom Cruise's people waged their own war to torpedo stories that Tom compared… READ MORE >

- 308 days ago
Tom Cruise -- In the End, He Scoffs at Notion that Acting is Like Fighting in Afghanistan

Tom Cruise
Video Shows Actor Scoffs at War Comparison

TMZ has seen the VIDEOTAPE of Tom Cruise's deposition, and here's what's clear ... he scoffs at the comparison between his job as an actor and a soldier in Afghanistan, but only at the end of a… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Tom Cruise -- My Job's As Hard As Fighting in Afghanistan

Tom Cruise
My Job's As Hard As Fighting in Afghanistan

Cruise's lawyer, Bert Fields, says the notion that Tom compares his acting to fighting a war is a distortion, pointing to a section in the deposition -- not part of the deposition that was… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Tom Cruise -- Some of My Movies SUCK!

Tom Cruise
Some of My Movies SUCK!

Tom Cruise fessed up during his deposition in his defamation case -- some of his movies should have gone straight to DVD -- or into the trash can.The lawyer for the magazine he's suing asked… READ MORE >

- 310 days ago
Suri Cruise Expert Reveals Personality Profile

Suri Cruise
Expert Reveals Personality Profile

Suri Cruise has the confidence and maturity that far exceeds the norm for a 7-year-old ... so says Suri expert Tom Cruise.In his deposition in the defamation case, Tom says Suri is a good… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Katie Holmes & Suri -- Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Katie Holmes
Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise went to the mountaintop ... but were forced to come down ... though certainly not as dramatically as her ex-hubby would do it.Katie had some downtime from shooting… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago
Tom Cruise Admits Katie Holmes Fled Because of Scientology

Tom Cruise
Admits Katie Holmes Fled Because of Scientology

Tom Cruise admitted that Katie Holmes left him partly because of his ties to Scientology.Cruise sat for a deposition in his $50 million libel suit against a magazine company that claimed he… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago
Tom Cruise Reps Accuse Katie Holmes of Screwing Tom Cruise Over In Tabloids

Tom Cruise Reps
Accuse Katie of Screwing Tom Over In Tabloids

Part of Tom Cruise's lawsuit against two tabloids reads like one of his spy movies -- with Tom's publicity team accusing Katie Holmes of espionage ... as in working directly with the tabs to… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago

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