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This is the section for all our "FUN" Tom Cruise information - please enjoy!


Did You Know?


... that Tom Cruise has created a web site for his fans. It's great. You can watch the trailers for every movie he's made. We're not sure about the retrospective video- strange music choices ( Strauss- 2001 Space Odyssey?) And why are all the kissing scenes in a row? The clips go by so fast that sometimes you're watching a Japanese Samurai but you're hearing a modern day hit man talking. But we love it and Tom Cruise fans will too.

... that Tom Cruise's first major screen role was a supporting part in Taps. He starred alongside Sean Penn and Timothy Hutton.

... that despite having made five prior movies (Taps, Endless Love, Losin' It, All the Right Moves and The Outsiders) Tom Cruise's career didn't take off until his first big hit as the college-bound, karaoke-singing, would-be pimp in Risky Business.




... that Tom Cruise created a bit of controversy when he won the role of cult hero Lestat in the motion picture adaptation of Interview With The Vampire. The novel's author Anne Rice even took out a full page ad protesting the casting. But when the movie premiered, most people, including the apologetic writer found that Tom could seemingly play any part with ease.

... that taken together, Tom Cruise's movies (shown here in Mission Impossible) have made over $2 billion dollars worldwide.

... that Tom Cruise is not the only actor in the family. His cousin William Mapother is also in the business, most recently appearing as Ethan Rom in the First Season of Lost.

... that being dropped by Paramount Pictures didn't seem to faze Tom Cruise. He went out and bought his own movie studio - United Artists Entertainment.

... that no matter how many times you have seen the video of Tom Cruise on Oprah it's worth another look. Rewatching it we noticed that the jumping on the couch is not even the best part. We love the attacking Oprah in her pink dress and chasing Katie Holmes around backstage just as well. He's in the BUILDING!!! ... check it out below:




... Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes first showed off Baby Suri in the pages of Vanity Fair magazine.

... that in 1990 Tom Cruise was named People Magazine's Sexist Man Alive.

... Watch Tom Cruise boss around David Letterman while he continues his quest to try to win back our affections. What do you think? Is it working?




On Location


Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Tom Cruise is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.

Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA
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Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Tom Cruise's star:

Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6912 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA






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Valkyrie


Steve Randle ( The Outsiders ):

"Ain't nobody gonna call the fuzz in this neighborhood 'cause they know better."




In The Last Samurai, Tom Cruise plays a veteran of which war?

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