14 Incredible Facts About Hollywood Star Tom Cruise

Let’s learn more about the Mission: Impossible actor

It’s hard not to love Tom Cruise. He’s one of the most successful, exciting actors of all time, having starred in countless classic films like ‘Top Gun’, ‘Mission: Impossible’ and ‘Jerry Maguire’. But here are some facts you might not know about the Hollywood icon.


1. Back in high school, Tom enjoyed wrestling and originally wanted to pursue the sport as a professional. A knee injury forced him out of the team, so he decided to switch to acting.

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2. It was Tom that helped design the hilarious character of Les Grossman in ‘Tropic Thunder’. Tom wanted the character to be a funky dancer and have a bald head.

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3. Tom does his own stunts. So when you watch the ‘Mission: Impossible’ movies and see him hanging from planes and buildings, you’ll know that it’s actually him!

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4. There are no official Tom Cruise action figures because he refuses to let his image be used for toys or games.

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