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Full name: Thomas Cruise Mapother IV.
Born: July 3 1962 in Syracuse, New York, USA.
Star sign: Cancer.
Parents: Tom's father was an electrical engineer, who together with his mother, Mary Lee, travelled extensively during Tom's youth looking for work. They divorced in the mid 1970s.
Education: Had attended 14 schools by the age of 15 including Glen Ridge High School, New Jersey, from which he dropped out in 1980 to pursue acting, giving himself a 10 year deadline to make it or quit.
Previous jobs: Deeply religious Tom trained to become a priest at a Franciscan seminary, but left after one year. He also wanted to be a professional wrestler, but a knee injury ended his dreams.
Lives: Owns multi-million pound mansions in Los Angeles, Telluride in Colorado and Sydney, Australia, plus a $1.5m apartment in New York.
Love life: Happily married to Australian actress Nicole Kidman since 1990. They have two adopted children. Previously married to actress Mimi Rogers (1986 to 1990) and once dated Cher.
Interesting facts: Renounced Catholicism to become a member of The Church of Scientology and claims that the teachings have cured him of his dyslexia.