Tom Cruise Bio, Career, Marriage, Height

Tom Cruise

Full name: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
Nickname: 
Tom Cruise, TC
Birth date: 
July 3, 1962
Birth place: 
New York, United States
Height: 
5 feet 7 inches
Occupation: 
Actor, Filmmaker
Years active: 
1981-present
Spouse (s): 
Katie Holmes (m. 2006; div. 2012)
Religion: Scientology
Zodiac sign: 
Cancer

Tom Cruise is one of the leading actors in the Hollywood industry. He is the actor of a box of hits, including A Few Good Men, The Firm and Jerry Maguire. Tom got three Academy Awards nomination and won the Golden Globe Award for three times. He turned himself into a popular star with the two hit movie Risky Business and Top Gun.

Tom Cruise Early Life:

Tom Cruise was born on July 3, 1962, in New York, United States to Thomas Cruise Mapother III and Mary Lee. His father was an electrical engineer who died in 1984 and the mother was an education teacher. Tom is a German-Irish –English descent who has a humble background. He rose up through poverty and under strict roles of the father.  He studied at Robert Hopkins Public School. Then Cruise admitted into Henry Munro Middle School. He was affectionate about media arena from early childhood and involved with drama when he was in grade four. William Mapother is his cousin who is an actor performs in five films.

Tom Cruise Career:

Tom Cruise kicked off the journey in the Hollywood film industry with the movie ‘Endless Love’ and ‘Taps’ in 1981. He appeared in the film ‘All the Right Moves’ in 1983. In the same year, Cooper made career breakthrough performance in the movie ‘Risky Business’ with co-actress Rebecca De Mornay. In 1986, Cruise acted in the box office hit movie ‘Top Gun’ the movie established his name in the Hollywood film industry more widely. In this year, Bradley starred in the movie ‘The Color of Money’ and won the Academy Award for his terrific performance.

In 1992, he showed off a terrific performance in the movie ‘A Few Good Men’ again proved his talent and get Golden Globe nomination. In 1994 with popular actor Brad Pitt, Cruise appeared in the movie ‘Interview with the Vampire’. Mission Impossible his box office hit movie series. In 2013, Cooper acted in the movie ‘Oblivion’. Following the year, Cruise acted in the movie ‘Edge of Tomorrow’.

Tom Cruise Personal Life:

Tom Cruise was romantically linked with actress Rebecca De Mornay during filming the ‘Risky Business’ and used to live in New York like husband wife from 1983-1985. On May 1987, he married actress Mimi Rogers but the couple divorced in 1990. Then he began dating with Australian actress Nicole Kidman, Cruise married the actress as the second wife on December 24, 1990. The pair has two children – Isabella and Connor Antony. After nearly a decade together they called it quit in 2001. Then he romantically linked with actress Penélope Cruz and split the relationship in 2004. On November 18, 2006, Cruise tied a knot with Katie Holmes. In 2012 Holmes filed for divorce and this year finalized their divorce.

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