Born: July 3, 1962
Occupation: Actor, producer, writer, director
Biography: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, widely known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards for the same movies: Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, Magnolia. He started his career with the movie Endless Love. Cruise's first appearance in a major film was in 1981's Taps.