Knowledge Identifier: +Tom_Cruise
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1962.
Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (9%), (5%)
Linked to: Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Robert Hopkins Public School
John P. Navin, Jr. - He is well known for his roles in the 1981 drama film "Taps" and the 1983 movie "Losin' It", in both of which he co-starred with Tom Cruise
Frankie Miller - In 1983 Miller sang the closing track, "Blue Skies Forever", on the Tom Cruise movie "All The Right Moves"
John Valby - " He had a small role as a piano player in a Tijuana brothel in the 1983 film "Losin' It", which featured an early performance by Tom Cruise
Bryan Ferry - In 1985 Ferry contributed the song "Is Your Love Strong Enough" to the Ridley Scott- Tom Cruise film "Legend"
Tony Scott - Though the film received mixed critical review, it became one of the highest-grossing films of 1986, taking in more than US$176 million, and making a star of its young lead, Tom Cruise.
Ron Kovic - In early 1989, he presented Tom Cruise with his Bronze Star medal on the final day of filming "Born on the Fourth of July," explaining to the actor that he was giving him the *award as a gift for his "courageous portrayal of the true horrors of war
Cruise partnered with his former talent agent Paula Wagner to form Cruise/Wagner Productions in 1993, and the company has since co-produced several of Cruise's films, the first being $Mission:_Impossible (Mission:_Impossible_(film)) in 1996 which was Cruise's first project as a producer.
Jon Robin Baitz - In 1993, he co-scripted "The Frightening Frammis", which was directed by Tom Cruise and aired as an episode of the Showtime anthology series "Fallen Angels"
The Wild Wild West - The "Wild Wild West" motion picture continued in the development stage, with Tom Cruise rumored for the lead in 1995
Iron Man (2008 film) - In January 1997, Nicolas Cage expressed interest in portraying the lead role in a potential film, while in September 1998, Tom Cruise had expressed interest in producing as well as starring in the film debut of Iron Man. Jeff Vintar and Iron Man co-creator Stan Lee co-wrote a story for Fox, which Vintar adapted into a screenplay, and included a new science-fiction origin for the character, and featured MODOK as the villain
Magnolia (film) - "'Magnolia"' is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, William H. Macy, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards in his last feature film appearance, and Melora Walters
Purification Rundown - An initiative in New York City, co-founded by celebrity scientologist Tom Cruise, provides Purification Rundowns for public-sector employees who were exposed to toxins in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks
Kyle Bradford - The French web-based gossip magazine "Actustar" on Mar 13, 2001 published an alleged interview with Bradford in which he claimed that he and actor Tom Cruise had a homosexual affair
Samantha Morton - Also in 2002, she got a part in the Steven Spielberg-directed film "Minority Report", opposite Tom Cruise
Samurai - A film released in 2003 titled "The Last Samurai", starring Tom Cruise, is inspired by the samurai way of life
Tommy Davis (Scientology) - On June 13, 2003, Davis went with actor and Scientologist Tom Cruise and Kurt Weiland, director of external affairs for Scientology's Office of Special Affairs and Scientology vice president of communications, to meet with then-United States Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage
A controversy erupted in 2005 after he openly criticized actress Brooke Shields for using the drug Paxil, an anti-depressant to which Shields attributes her recovery from postpartum depression after the birth of her first daughter in 2003.
Brooke Shields - In May 2005, Tom Cruise, a Scientologist whose beliefs frown upon psychiatry, condemned Brooke, both personally and professionally, for both using and speaking in favor of the antidepressant drug Paxil
The Oprah Winfrey Show - Winfrey's interview with Tom Cruise, which was broadcast on May 23, 2005, gained notoriety
Matt Lauer - In a June 2005 interview, Tom Cruise argued with Lauer about psychiatry and postpartum depression and called Lauer "glib"
In 2006, Premiere ranked Cruise as Hollywood's most powerful actor, as Cruise came in at number 13 on the magazine's 2006 Power List, being the highest ranked actor.
North by Northwest - A panel of fashion experts convened by "GQ" in 2006 said the gray suit worn by Cary Grant throughout almost the entire film was the best suit in film history, and the most influential on men's style, stating that it has since been copied for Tom Cruise's character in "Collateral" and Ben Affleck's character in "Paycheck"
Thea Andrews - Since joining "Entertainment Tonight" in November 2006, Andrews has interviewed many of the industry's most newsworthy celebrities, including Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Tom Cruise, Jim_Carrey, Russell Crowe, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Kirk Douglas, Marie Osmond, and Ellen DeGeneres
In 2008, Cruise appeared in the hit comedy Tropic Thunder with Ben Stiller and Jack Black.
Terence Stamp - In 2008, he appeared in the film remake of the spy comedy "Get Smart"; another comedy about the man who says yes to everything "Yes Man", opposite Jim_Carrey; with Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in "Wanted"; and with Tom Cruise in "Valkyrie", based on the true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg's failed attempt to assassinate Hitler
Heidi Klum - In November 2008, Klum appeared in two versions of a "Guitar Hero World Tour" commercial, wherein she did a take on Tom Cruise's iconic underwear dancing scene in "Risky Business"
Hollywood Babylon - Anger stated for years he intended to write a "Hollywood Babylon III", and in a 2010 interview he said that it had been finished but was placed on hold, explaining, "The main reason I didn't bring it out was that I had a whole section on Tom Cruise and the Scientologists
Pete Mitchell (Top Gun) - In December 2011, Tom Cruise stated that the sequel was in the works, and that he was in talks to reprise his role
Top Gun - In December 2011, Tom Cruise stated that the sequel was in the works, and that he was in talks to reprise his role
As of 2012, Cruise is Hollywood's highest-paid actor
The Magnificent Seven - A remake of the film was reported to be in the planning stages in 2012, with Tom Cruise starring
The Master (2012 film) - In May 2012, Anderson reportedly screened the film for actor Tom Cruise, his friend and outspoken Scientologist, who had some issues with parts of the film
Emily Blunt - In 2013, she is set to star alongside Tom Cruise in the film adaptation of the Japanese novel, "All You Need Is Kill" by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Mimi Rogers - In the book, "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" published in 2013, author Lawrence Wright alleged that Miscavige had pushed Rogers from her marriage with Tom Cruise so the latter could pursue Nicole Kidman
Tony Scott - Scott was with Tom Cruise just two days prior to his death, scouting locations for a sequel to "Top Gun", scheduled for production in 2013
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (film) - On March 18, 2013, Tom Cruise was in early talks to take the lead in the film
Emily Blunt - In 2014, she is set to star alongside Tom Cruise in "Edge of Tomorrow", the film adaptation of the Japanese novel, "All You Need Is Kill" by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
The Mummy (franchises) - On November 24, 2015, Variety reports that Tom Cruise is in talks to star in the film
Top Gun - During the promotional tour for "The Mummy", Tom Cruise confirmed that "Top Gun 2" will start filming in 2018