Hollywood superstar known as TOM CRUISE, full name Thomas Cruise Ma-pother iv, born on 3 July 1962. He is well renowned American actor and producer. He was born in NEW YORK, Syracuse to Mary Lee and Thomas Cruise Ma-pother iii. His mother was a special education teacher while father was an electric engineer.
Tom’s surname initiates from his grand father, Thomas cruise O’mara. His grand father was adopted by a wealthy person who renamed his grandfather as ” Thomas Cruise Ma-pother “
Tom is of Irish, German and English descend.
He was brought up almost in poverty. He belongs to Catholic family, commanded by an insulting father. His father beat him many times. Cruise said, he was very tyrant and coward. Cruise said, he was the kind of person whom kick you, is anything goes wrong. It was a big lesson in Cruise’s life, how his father had soothe him in, make him feel safe and then strike!.
He spent his childhood in Canada. Where Cruise attended Robert Hopkins Public School till grade five. Then Ma-pother family moved to the Beacon Hill. There he completed his grade six from Henry Munro Middle School. He was found of floor hockey and even in a match he lost his capped tooth and hurt his knee. Henry Munro was the School where he also participated in his first play ” IT ” in which he won co-lead with Michael De Waal.
His parents divorced when he was 12 only. His Mother brought him and his sister Lee Anne up He also wanted to become catholic priest in his early life.
If we talk about his career, his debut film was tops in 1981. He performed his first leading role in the film ” Risky Business ” released in August 1983.
Cruise has won three Golden Globe Awards and also has been nominated for three Academy Awards.
Here are some of his popular and hit films:-
Top Gun 1986M
Mission Impossible film series played a secret agent
- Rain Man in 1988
- Day Of Thunder in 1990
- A Few Good Men in 1992
- Jerry Maguire in 1996
- Magnolia in 1999
- Vanilla Sky in 2001
- Minority Report in 2002
- The Last Samurai in 2003
- Collateral in 2004
- War Of The World in 2005