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If you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not-too-distant future he would be considered one of the top hundred movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. None the less, this sensitive, deeply religious youngster who ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/I Oblivion
Jack
 1986 Top Gun
Maverick
 1985 Legend
Jack
 1983 Losin' It
Woody
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Played Nathan Detroit in a high school production of "Guys and Dolls" See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 32 Interviews | 106 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 148 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tomu Kurûzu

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I was 18 when I saw Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (1954). After about 30 seconds, I realized that this was not just a cultural thing, it was universal. Years later, I read Bushido. It talked about many things that I strive for in my own life: loyalty, compassion, responsibility, the idea of looking back on your life and taking responsibility for everything you've ever done. I'm fascinated by the ... See more »

Trivia:

For 1988, he became the first actor to have the distinction of starring in both the year's Oscar winner for Best Picture, Rain Man (1988) and the year's Razzie "winner" for Worst Picture, Cocktail (1988). See more »

Trademark:

Beaming smile and intense eye contact See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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