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    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the European premiere of 'Divergent' at Odeon Leicester Square on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the Jameson Empire Film Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the European premiere of 'Divergent' at Odeon Leicester Square on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise attends the European premiere of 'Divergent' at Odeon Leicester Square on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise arrives at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise, winner of the Legend Of Our Lifetime Award, poses in the press room at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • Tom Cruise - LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Tom Cruise, winner of the Legend Of Our Lifetime Award, poses in the press room at the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 30, 2014 in London, 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