Tom Cruise


Tom Cruise
Actor /  Producer
Full name: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV

Birth date: July 3, 1962

Birth Place: New York

Former wives: Mimi Rogers (1987-1990) and Nicole Kidman (1990-2001)

Children: (adopted) Isabella Jane Kidman Cruise and Connor Anthony Kidman Cruise

Dated actress Penelope Cruz.

His mother: Marie Reads Mapother

His father: Thomas Mapother III (engineer that died of cancer in 1984)

Godfather: Jack South

Sisters: Anne Mapother (reporter) Marian Mapother (teacher) and Cass Mapother (restaurant owner)

Cousin: William Mapother (actor)

Tom Cruise practices parachuting, scuba diving and pilots airplanes.

1976 Tom Cruise enrolled in a seminary to become a priest, but abandoned a year later.

1980 After Graduating from Glen Ridge High School, he moved to New York to become an actor.

1981 He made his film debut with a small role in the film Endless Love of Paul Brickman. Short after he played a leading role in Riski Business.

1996 Tom Cruise produced his first movie, "Mission Impossible", directed by Brian de Palma, he also acted in the leading role, together with Emmanuelle Béart and Jean Reno.

1998 He received the John Huston Award for Artists Rights

2000 Tom Cruise earned roughly $75 million for his film Mission Impossible II

2002 Tom Cruise had to wear braces in order to correct a misaligned bite.

2004 Tom announced that his relationship with Penélope Cruz had come to an end.

August 2004.  The new film "Collateral" starring Tom Cruise was number one in the United States, obtaining almost 25 million dollars during in its first weekend in screen

2005 August: The british tabloid Sunday Mirror has published that Tom Cruise and Kathie Holme's wedding will take plase in Mexico, at a very luxury hotel in the Mayan Riviera. This hotel was selected by Travel Channel as the best beach hotel worldwide. The engagement ring that Cruise has given his girlfriend is worth 180.000 dollars.