Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, better known as Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer who has achieved great success in Hollywood. He has starred in some of the most iconic films of the last few decades, including Risky Business (1998), Top Gun (1986), The Color of Money (1986), Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1988), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Magnolia (1999). Cruise has also been married to actresses Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes, and has three children. Cruise began his acting career in the early 1980s and quickly rose to fame with his leading roles in Risky Business and Top Gun.
His performance in Top Gun earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He then went on to star in several other successful films, such as The Color of Money, Rain Man, Born on the Fourth of July and A Few Good Men. For his portrayal of Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July, Cruise won a Golden Globe Award and received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor. In the 1990s, Cruise starred in several commercially successful films, such as Jerry Maguire and Interview with the Vampire.
For his performance in Jerry Maguire, he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and received his second Academy Award nomination. His performance as a motivational speaker in the drama Magnolia earned him another Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Cruise is also a strong supporter of the Church of Scientology, which he credits with helping him overcome dyslexia. In the 2000s, he generated controversy with his criticisms related to psychiatry and antidepressant medications, affiliated with Scientology, his efforts to promote Scientology in Europe, and a leaked video interview in which he appeared promoting Scientology.
Tom Cruise is currently 60 years old.