Tom Cruise


Tom Cruise, is world’s biggest American movie stars and producer born on July 3, 1962, Syracuse, New York, U.S.

Family Background:

His mother Mary Lee a special education teacher and father Thomas Cruise Mapother III an electrical engineer, both originally came from Louisville, Kentucky. He has three sisters whose names are Lee Anne, Marian who are his older sisters and Cass who is his younger sister. Cruise has said that he was beaten by his father, whom he has called a “bully and coward.” Cruise spent part of his childhood in Canada. His family moved to Beacon Hill, October, In 1971 so that Cruise’s father had been taking a position as a defense consultant with the Canadian Armed Forces.

Personal Life:

Cruise had been married three times and divorced three times and has three children, In which two children are adopted and one is biological. In the early to mid-1980s, Cruise had relationships with older women, Rebecca De Mornay, who was three years his senior; Patti Scialfa who was nine years his senior; and Cher, who was sixteen years his senior.


Cruise did not have much stability in his early life, and as a result, he attended eight different elementary schools and three different high schools. He attended Robert Hopkins Public Schools during third, fourth, and fifth class. He attended Henry Munro Middle school during sixth class. He was a very talented hockey player during his school time. He was also played football on the local team as a linebacker.


Cruise first appeared on the big screen in 1981 when he played a supporting role in Endless Love and Taps. In the 1990s, He progressed star to international superstar, starring in the commercially successful Mission Impossible series. At the peak of his fame, Cruise’s public image changed dramatically. In 1994, Cruise starred along with Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas and Christian Slater in Neil Jordan’s Interview with the Vampire, a gothic drama/horror film that was based on Anne Rice’s best-selling novel. In 1996, Cruise appeared as superspy Ethan Hunt in the reboot of Mission: Impossible, which was produced by him Cruise had starred in the romantic thriller Vanilla Sky with Cameron Diaz and Penélope Cruz in 2001.

In 2002, Cruise started work in the dystopian science fiction thriller, Minority Report which was directed by Steven Spielberg. In 2005, Cruise worked again with Steven Spielberg in War of the Worlds, Which became the fourth highest-grossing film of the year with US$591.4 million worldwide.

Unknown Facts:

  • At 7 years old, Cruise was diagnosed with dyslexia, which he claims he overcame with Scientology.
  • With his savings, he bought his first motorcycle when he was 12.
  • He missed his high school graduation ceremony because he was acting in a production of Godspell.
  • In 1998, he saved a woman being mugged in London, Chasing the attackers away with his bodyguards.

Master Strokes:

  • In 1996, after Cruise witnessed a woman get struck by a car, he accompanied her to the hospital. After learning that she didn’t have insurance, he had paid her emergency room bill of $7000.
  • He didn’t have a pilot’s license playing Maverick in Top Gun.


  • During Cruise’s marriage to Nicole Kidman, the couple endured a great deal of public speculation about their sex life and rumors that Cruise was gay. In 1998, he successfully sued the Daily Express, a British tabloid which alleged that his marriage to Kidman was a sham designed to cover up his homosexuality.
  • In 2009, Michael Davis Sapir filed a suit charging that his phone had been wiretapped at Cruise’s behest. That suit was dropped due to a statute of limitations.

Award and Achievements:

  • In 1990, He won the Golden Globe, Peoples Choice award
  • In 1997, He received the MTV Movie, Golden Globe, Blockbuster Entertainment.
  • In 1996, He received the American Cinematheque award.
  • In 2000, He received the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor.
  • In 2001, He Won the award for the MTV Movie for Best Male Performance.

What can we learn from him??

Like Tom Cruise, He believed Cute smiles don’t always work anywhere, Try to win every challenge for yourself.

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