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    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise presents The Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise meets fans at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise presents The Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise presents The Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise presents The Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: (L to R) Lord Settrington, Lord March and Tom Cruise attend Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: (L to R) Tom Cruise, Edie Campbell, winner of the Magnolia Cup, and Theo Fennell attend Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise (R) presents The Magnolia Cup to winner Edie Campbell at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise (R) takes photos with fans at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise attends Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Tom Cruise meets fans at Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: (L to R) Theo Fennell, Edie Campbell, winner of The Magnolia Cup, and Tom Cruise attend Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.
    • Tom Cruise - CHICHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 31: (L to R) Lord Settrington, Lord March, Tom Cruise and Lady March attend Glorious Goodwood Ladies Day at Goodwood on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England.

    Birthday: July 03, 1962

    An actor whose name became synonymous with all-American entertainment, Tom Cruise spent the 1980s as one of Hollywood's brightest-shining golden boys. Born on July 3, 1962 in Syracuse, NY, Cruise was high-school wrestler until he was sidelined by a knee injury. Soon taking up acting, he found that the activity served a dual purpose: performing satiated his need for attention, while the memorization aspect of acting helped him come to grips with his dyslexia. Moving to New York in 1980, Cruise's first big hit was Risky Business in 1982, in which he entered movie-trivia infamy with the scene wherein he celebrates his parents' absence by dancing around the living room in his underwear. The Hollywood press corps began touting Cruise as one of the "Brat Pack," a group of twenty-something actors who seemed on the verge of taking over the movie industry in the early '80s. Top Gun 1985 established Cruise as an action star, but again he refused to be pigeonholed, and ...more
    • 2008
    • Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
    • Tropic Thunder
    • 2003
    • Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
    • The Last Samurai
    • 1999
    • Chicago Film Critics Association
    • Best Supporting Actor
    • Magnolia
    • win
    • 1999
    • Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture
    • Magnolia
    • win