Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, better known as Tom Cruise, is an American actor and producer who has become one of the biggest movie stars in history. Born in Syracuse, New York on July 3, 1962, Tom had a complicated and busy life long before he became a big screen superstar. Young Tom spent his childhood always on the go, and by the time he was 14 he had already attended 15 different schools in the United States. He eventually settled in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his mother and new husband.
In 1974, when Tom was in sixth grade, his mother Mary Lee left her father and took Tom and his sisters back to the United States. Despite the difficult circumstances, Tom was determined to make something of himself and began to pursue acting. Tom Cruise smiles when he mentions his hometown of Syracuse, even when he's in a marathon of media bombings. The star of The Edge of Tomorrow attended three premieres of his new film in three cities (in three countries) in one day last week.
At an afterparty, Cruise signed autographs and posed for photos with fans around 1 in the morning after the screening of the third film in New York City. The videos show an exchange in which the 51-year-old actor was asked about the recent death of Maya Angelou and a man told Cruise that he was also born in Salt City. Tom Cruise responded with a warm smile and said that it was great to be from Syracuse.Tom Cruise has come a long way since his days growing up in Syracuse. He has starred in some of the most iconic films of all time such as Top Gun, Mission Impossible, and Jerry Maguire.
His hard work and dedication have paid off as he is now one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood.Tom Cruise's journey from Syracuse to Hollywood stardom is an inspiring story that shows that anything is possible with hard work and determination. He is a shining example of what can be achieved when you never give up on your dreams.