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5 curiosities about Tom Cruise that you may not have known

Undisputed Hollywood star, actor Tom Cruise was born in Syracuse (NY) on 3 July 1962. 

His full name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV and to his credit he can boast the roles of actor and film producer. Will we see him as a director in the future?! Who knows... 

Nominated four times for Oscars, he has won three Golden Globes. According to film critics, Tom Cruise is considered to be one of the most iconic actors in action cinema, while for 'Forbes' he is one of the best-known celebrities in the world. Let's find out some curiosities about him.

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Tom Cruise, undisputed Hollywood star
Undisputed Hollywood star, actor Tom Cruise was born in Syracuse (NY) on 3 July 1962. His full name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV and to his credit he can boast the roles of actor and film producer. Will we see him as a director in the future?! Who knows... Nominated four times for Oscars, he has won three Golden Globes. According to film critics, Tom Cruise is considered one of the most iconic actors in action cinema, while Forbes considers him one of the world's best-known celebrities. Let's find out some curiosities about him.
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The three marriages and the curiosity about the first wife
Tom Cruise has currently been married three times in his life. And while many remember his most famous wives, such as Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes, perhaps not everyone remembers his first wife, actress Mimi Rogers, whom he married in 1987 and who would introduce Cruise to the world of the 'Scientology' religion.
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Nicole Kidman's children and revelation
Tom Cruise currently has three children. Connor and Isabella are the children he adopted with his second wife, actress Nicole Kidman. The latest child is Suri, whom Cruise had from his marriage to fellow actress Katie Holmes. In 2007, Nicole Kidman revealed that she had two miscarriages during her relationship with Tom Cruise.
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The connection with Italy
Tom Cruise seems to particularly love Italy. Here he chose to get married to his third wife, Katie Holmes. The wedding took place in the Bracciano castle on 18 November 2006. A few months earlier, in April, their daughter Suri was born.
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Did Tom Cruise invent movie premieres?
Did Tom Cruise invent the fashion for film premieres back in the days of the international promotion of the first 'Top Gun'? Apparently so, at least according to what he said himself during an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2014.
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Tom Cruise might not have starred in Top Gun
Speaking of one of Tom Cruise's most famous films, 'Top Gun', it seems that the actor initially chosen for the lead role was not to be Cruise. The choice seemed to have fallen on Matthew Modine, who, however, turned down the role. Thus consigning Tom Cruise to an unforgettable role and career...
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19/04/2024
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