Until the age of 18, Thomas Cruise Mapother IV wanted to become a priest rather than an actor.
In the Mission Impossible film series (1996, 2000 and 2006).
Charlie Sheen got the part
Patrick Swayze got the part
Director: Martin Scorsese. Also starred Helen Shaver, John Turturro & Bill Cobbs. Plot: Fast Eddie Felson (Newman) teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. Won an Oscar
Director: Barry Levinson. Also starred Gerald R. Molen, Jack Murdock & Michael D. Roberts. Plot: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond (Hoffman) and a pittance to Charlie (Cruise); they travel cross-country.
IMDB:8.0/10. Director: Barry Levinson. 4 Oscar wins incl. Best Picture. 2 Golden Globes.
"Aw, shut up. Just shut up. You had me at hello. You had me at hello."
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV (born July 3, 1962), better known by his screen name of Tom Cruise, is an American actor and film producer.
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1996
Interview With The Vampire (1994)
Director: Roger Donaldson. Also starred Bryan Brown, Kelly Lynch and Gina Gershon
Director: Oliver Stone. Also starred Caroline Kava, Jerry Levine, Frank Whaley and Willem Dafoe.
Director: Steven Spielberg
What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed... yet?
Director: Paul Brickman. Also starred Richard Masur, Bronson Pinchot & Curtis Armstrong. Comedy. A Chicago teenager is looking for fun while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Director: Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick died shortly before the film's release.
Explosions, disguises, double crossing and a fine wire act.