Happy Birthday Tom Cruise!
Actor and producer who won three Golden Globe Awards for his roles in Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, and Magnolia. His other well known films include Rain Man, The Last Samurai, the Mission Impossible series, and The Firm.
He grew up in an abusive household and had planned to become a priest before becoming interested in acting.
He became known as a member of the Church of Scientology, the religion created by Science Fiction author L. Ron. Hubbard.
He once jumped on a couch during an interview with Oprah, in order to profess his love for Katie Holmes.
Katie Holmes married him in a Scientology ceremony in 2006 and filed for divorce in June 2012.