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Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
BRIANS FUCK DADDY
Biography information
Born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
July 3, 1962 (1962-07-03) (age 54)
Syracuse New York
Resides Beverly Hills, California
Spouse Mimi Rogers (1989-1990)
Nicole Kidman (1990-2001)
Katie Holmes (2008-2012)
Film career information
'Role(s) actor, producer
First film Endless Love (1981)
Notable films Risky Business (1983)
Top Gun
Mission: Impossible
Minority Report
Film career 1981-present
Awards


Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (born July 3, 1962), better known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and he has won three Golden Globe Awards.

Cruise first debuted in a major film in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders, released in March 1983. His first leading role was in the film Risky Business, which was released in August 1983. After playing the role of a heroic naval pilot in the popular and financially successful 1986 film Top Gun, Cruise continued in this vein, playing a secret agent in a series of Mission: Impossible action films in the 1990s and 2000s. In addition to these heroic roles, he has starred in a variety of other successful films such as Rain Man (1988), Days of Thunder (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), Jerry Maguire (1996), Magnolia (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Minority Report (2002), The Last Samurai (2003), Collateral (2004) and War of the Worlds (2005).

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 support of and adherence to the Church of Scientology.

FilmographyEdit

Films
Year Title Role Box office gross Budget Salary Notes
1981 Endless Love Billy $32,492,674 Unknown not yet released on Region 1 DVD
1981 Taps Cadet Captain David Shawn $35,856,053 (domestic) Unknown $50,000[1]
1983 Outsiders, TheThe Outsiders Steve Randle $25,697,647 (domestic) $10 million
1983 Losin' It Woody $1,246,141 (domestic) $7 million
1983 All the Right Moves Stefen "Stef" Djordjevic $17,233,166 (domestic) Unknown
1983 Risky Business Joel Goodson $63,541,777 (domestic) $6.2 million $75,000[1] Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1985 Legend Jack O' The Green $15,502,112 (domestic) $30 million $500,000[1]
1986 Top Gun Lt. Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell $353,816,701 $15 million $2,000,000[1]
1986 Color of Money, TheThe Color of Money Vincent Lauria $52,293,982 (domestic) $13.8 million $1,000,000
1988 Cocktail Brian Flanagan $171,504,781 $6 million $3,000,000
1988 Rain Man Charlie Babbitt $354,825,435 $25 million $3,000,000 + % of gross
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Ron Kovic $161,001,698 $14 million Unspecified % of gross Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated-BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1990 Days of Thunder Cole Trickle $157,920,733 $60 million $9,000,000 Also Writer
1992 Far and Away Joseph Donnelly $137,783,840 $30 million $13,000,000
1992 Few Good Men, AA Few Good Men Lt. Daniel Kaffee $243,240,178 $40 million $12,500,000 Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1993 Firm, TheThe Firm Mitch McDeere $270,248,367 $42 million $12,000,000
1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Lestat de Lioncourt $223,664,608 $60 million $15,000,000 Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple (with Brad Pitt, tied with Sylvester Stallone and Sharon Stone of The Specialist)
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
1996 Mission: Impossible Ethan Hunt $457,696,359 $80 million $70,000,000 (gross participation) Also Producer
Producers Guild of America Award for Most Promising Producer in Theatrical Motion Pictures
1996 Jerry Maguire Jerry Maguire $273,552,592 $50 million $20,000,000 against 15% Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Bill Harford $162,091,208 $65 million $20,000,000
1999 Magnolia Frank T.J. Mackey $48,451,803 $37 million $100,000 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2000 Mission: Impossible II Ethan Hunt $546,388,105 $125 million $75,000,000 (gross participation) Also Producer
2001 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Narrator None Unknown
2001 Vanilla Sky David Aames $203,388,341 $68 million $20,000,000 + 30% of profits Also Producer
Saturn Award for Best Actor
2002 Space Station 3D Narrator $95,341,718 Unknown IMAX Only
2002 Minority Report John Anderton $353,600,000 $102 million $25,000,000+ Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Himself $296,655,431 $63 million Cameo
2003 Last Samurai, TheThe Last Samurai Nathan Algren $456,758,981 $140 million $25,000,000 + % of profits Also Producer
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2004 Collateral Vincent $217,764,291 $65 million Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2005 War of the Worlds Ray Ferrier $591,745,528 $132 million 20% profit participation Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2006 Mission: Impossible III Ethan Hunt $397,850,012 $150 million $75,000,000 Also Producer
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2007 Lions for Lambs Senator Jasper Irving $63,215,872 $30 million
2008 Valkyrie Claus von Stauffenberg $200,276,784 $75–90 million $20,000,000 against 20% Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2008 Tropic Thunder Les Grossman $188,072,649 $100–150 million Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
2010 Knight and Day Roy Miller $261,930,436[2] $117 million $11,000,000 + % of profits
2011 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Ethan Hunt $140 million $12,500,000 + % of back end post-production
Also Producer/Writer
2012 Rock of Ages Stacee Jaxx[3] post-production
2013 One Shot Jack Reacher filming
Also Producer
2013 Horizons Jack $100 million pre-production

ReferencesEdit

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