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Tom Cruise, movie star and producer, was born July 3, 1962 in Syracuse, New York. His name at birth was Thomas Cruise Mapother IV. At one point in his year, he wanted to become a Catholic priest and to that end, he entered a Franciscan seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. He changed his mind after being thrown off the varsity football team as a senior after he got caught drinking beer before a game. He first appeared in a movie in 1981, and his career took off. He was married to Mimi Rogers in 1987. Ms. Rogers introduced him to Scientology. They divorced in 1990. He married his second wife, Nicole Kidman on Christmas Eve 1990. They adopted two children and Tom filed for divorce in 2001. He married his third wife, Katie Holmes, in November of 2006. The had one child, Suri. Katie filed for divorce from Tom on 2012.

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