Tom Cruise was born on 3 July, 1962 in New York, USA.
Flying his way on to the big screen as trainee pilot Maverick in Top Gun, Tom cruised through the eighties, nineties and noughties starring in a string of multiple award-winning Hollywood classics.
His biggest hits include Rain Man, Jerry Maguire, Minority Report and the Mission: Impossible franchise - which Cruise stars in and produces.
The fourth installment of the franchise, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, was one of the most successful films of 2011.
Cruise has been nominated for three Oscars - Best Actor for Born On The Fourth of July, Best Actor for Jerry Maguire, and Best Supporting Actor for his work in Magnolia.
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