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Tom Cruise, who played Maverick in the 1986 film 'Top Gun,' later also became known for films such as 'Cocktail' and 'Rain Man' in 1988, 'Born on the Fourth of July' in 1989 and 'Born on the Fourth of July ' in 1989.
He starred with Nicole Kidman, who would become his wife, in the films 'Days of Thunder,' 'Far and Away' and the raunchy 'Eyes Wide Shut' in the 1990s. Also that decade, Cruise scored big hits with movies such as 'Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles' in 1994 and 'Jerry Maguire' in 1996, as well as the 'Mission Impossible' films. Cruise reprises his role as spy Ethan Hunt in the fourth installment, 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol,' which comes out on Dec. 16, 2011.
Cruise is also set to star in the movie adaptation of the musical 'Rock of Ages,' which features music from 1980s hair metal bands Whitesnake, Damn Yankees and more.
Cruise and Kidman married in 1990 and divorced in 2001. They have an adopted son and daughter, Isabella, who was born in 1992, and Connor, who was born in 1995.
Curise's first wife was actress Mimi Rogers. They wed in 1987 and divorced in 1990. They have no children. In 2005, Cruise began dating 'Dawson's Creek' actress Katie Holmes and the actor famously declared his love for her by jumping up and down on a couch on an episode of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.' Their daughter Suri was born in April 2006 and Cruise and Holmes married the following November.
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