Tom Cruise is the most required after actor come maker in Hollywood. He is generally known worldwide for his personal roles in Top Gun as well as Mission Impossible. His genuine name was Tom Cruise Mapother IV, born to parents Thomas Cruise Map other III as well as Mary Lee on 3rd of July, 1962. He was the only son of his all siblings. He is of German, Irish, as well as English heritage; German and English heritage from his father’s family as well as German and Irish from this mother’s side of relatives. Most of his early days were spent as a nomad, often travelling with his parents.
Altogether, Tom Cruise attended almost eight elementary schools as well as three high schools in the United States and Canada. On a church scholarship, he joined a Franciscan seminary and had aimed to become a Catholic minister. When he was near his twelve his parents separated and he relocated in with his mother and lastly settled in New Jersey. During those days he gave up his policies of becoming a minister when he developed interests in sports. He was a wrestler in his high school but later got unfocussed to stage acting after a knee injury in the game.
In 1980 Tom Cruise relocated to New York and after a bit of struggle got the main break of his Hollywood career in “Endless Love” in the year 1981. His first big hit was the teen-angst movie named “Risky Business” the next year. He projected to fame in 1985 with “Top Gun”. This movie recognized him as the next action star, but he didn’t want to be typecasted as well as followed with “The Color of Money” as well as “Rain Man”. Although most of the devotion went to Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man (which won the Academy Award for the top film), Cruise was not completely sidelined. He was perceived for one of his stimulating roles playing as the brother of an autistic savant Hoffman in it. He attained the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Top Supporting Actor.
From 1989 to mid of the 90s he did some outstanding parts in “Born on the Fourth of July” as well as “A Few Good Men” both showcasing his aptitudes. The former gained him awards like the Golden Globe Award for Top Actor and People’s Choice Award for preferred Motion Picture Actor. It also gave him his first Top Actor Academy Award nomination. He verified himself once again with his Oscar-nominated presentation in “Jerry Maguire” and also scored his financial achievement with “Mission Impossible” in 1996.
Tom Cruise is a passionate supporter of Scientology, a sect considered as one of the greatest controversial religious movement which apparently brought him to negative criticism in the general public eye. He became producer in 2006 when Tom Cruise signed United Artists Studio in partnership with Paula Wagner as well as came out with movies like “Lions for Lambs” and “Valkyrie” which acknowledged mixed reviews.