History Creator / TomCruise

8th Aug '17 12:00:45 PM JamesAustin
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* ''Film/LionsForLambs'' (2007) as Senator Jasper Irving
7th Jul '17 8:12:47 PM DoctorCooper
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* LargeHam: Subverted. Although he definitely corresponds to this trope in real life, most of his characters have rather restrained, "coolness" personality.

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* LargeHam: Subverted.Averted with his characters. Although he definitely corresponds to this trope in real life, most of his characters have rather restrained, "coolness" personality.
5th Jul '17 9:12:11 PM JamesAustin
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'''Thomas Cruise Mapother IV''' (pronounced /ˈtɒməs ˈkruːz ˈmeɪpɒθər/; born July 3, 1962), better known by his screen name of Tom Cruise, is an American actor and film producer. Forbes magazine ranked him as the world's most powerful celebrity in 2006. During his career he has been nominated for three Academy Awards and won three Golden Globe Awards. His first leading role was in ''Film/RiskyBusiness'', and since then he is known for playing cocky, charismatic heroes, although sometimes stepping outside [[PlayingAgainstType his comfort zone]]. He's famous for [[DoingItForTheArt his dedication to the job]], every film has him [[BadassDriver driving]], [[BadassBiker motorcycling]], [[ClimbingTheCliffsOfInsanity climbing]], [[AirAidedAcrobatics acrobatics]] and [[LeParkour running]]. And [[TheCastShowoff he does the majority of these stunts himself]], not relying [[NoStuntDouble on stunt doubles]] for them. ''[[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNjnCSy9QXRJsiWWFg7QnhNZUZbWZ_k89 Especially]]'' his running, which happens in nearly every movie.

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'''Thomas Thomas Cruise Mapother IV''' IV (pronounced /ˈtɒməs ˈkruːz ˈmeɪpɒθər/; born July 3, 1962), better known by his screen name of Tom Cruise, is an American actor and film producer. Forbes magazine ranked him as the world's most powerful celebrity in 2006. During his career he has been nominated for three Academy Awards and won three Golden Globe Awards. His first leading role was in ''Film/RiskyBusiness'', and since then he is known for playing cocky, charismatic heroes, although sometimes stepping outside [[PlayingAgainstType his comfort zone]]. He's famous for [[DoingItForTheArt his dedication to the job]], every film has him [[BadassDriver driving]], [[BadassBiker motorcycling]], [[ClimbingTheCliffsOfInsanity climbing]], [[AirAidedAcrobatics acrobatics]] and [[LeParkour running]]. And [[TheCastShowoff he does the majority of these stunts himself]], not relying [[NoStuntDouble on stunt doubles]] for them. ''[[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNjnCSy9QXRJsiWWFg7QnhNZUZbWZ_k89 Especially]]'' his running, which happens in nearly every movie.



* ''Literature/EndlessLove'' (1981) as Billy




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* ActionHero: Especially '' Film/MissionImpossibleFilmSeries '', which made his character an standart of a modern super spy. ''Literature/JackReacher'' practically cement it.

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* ActionHero: Especially '' Film/MissionImpossibleFilmSeries '', in the ''Film/MissionImpossibleFilmSeries'', which made his character an standart standard of a modern super spy. ''Literature/JackReacher'' ''Film/JackReacher'' practically cement it.



* HeightAngst: He is rather low, so many serious or romantic scenes in his works are filmed so that he was at least on a par with his LoveInterest.

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* HeightAngst: He is rather low, short in stature, so many serious or romantic scenes in his works are filmed so that he was at least on a par with his LoveInterest.



* TroubledButCute: Especially at the beginning of his career, and he was quite similiar with this trope in real life, being a quiet son of a low-income single mother and having a model appearance


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* TroubledButCute: Especially His roles at the beginning of his career, and he was quite similiar with this trope in real life, being a quiet son of a low-income single mother and having a model appearance

career.
23rd Jun '17 4:30:23 AM BalrogKick
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* OvershadowedByControversy: Although he is still a A-list actor and idol of millions of people, his role after the zero years has been greatly overshadowed by his rather eccentric behavior and repeated religious scandals.
* LargeHam: Subverted. Although he definitely corresponds to this trope in real life, most of his characters have rather restrained, "coolness" personality.
* PlayingAgainstType: The roles of the cynical AntiVillain Lestat in ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire'' and {{Jerkass}} director in ''Film/TropicThunder''.
* FountainOfMemes: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become MemeticMutation, especially the LargeHam interview on ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''.

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* OvershadowedByControversy: Although he is still a A-list actor and idol of millions of people, his role after the zero years has been greatly overshadowed by his rather eccentric behavior and repeated religious scandals.
* LargeHam: Subverted. Although he definitely corresponds to this trope in real life, most of his characters have rather restrained, "coolness" personality.
* PlayingAgainstType: The roles of the cynical AntiVillain Lestat in ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire'' and {{Jerkass}} director in ''Film/TropicThunder''.
* FountainOfMemes: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become MemeticMutation, especially the LargeHam interview on ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''.
personality.
10th Jun '17 1:18:09 AM LittleBuster
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* MemeticMutation: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become this, especially the LargeHam interview with ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''.

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* MemeticMutation: FountainOfMemes: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become this, MemeticMutation, especially the LargeHam interview with on ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''.
10th Jun '17 1:14:27 AM LittleBuster
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* OvershadowedByControversy: Although he is still a A-list actor and idol of millions of people, his role after the zero years has been greatly overshadowed by his rather eccentric behavior and repeated religious scandals.
10th Jun '17 1:05:27 AM LittleBuster
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* MemeticMutation: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become this, especially the LargeHam interview with Oprah Winfrey and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''

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* MemeticMutation: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become this, especially the LargeHam interview with ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''''Film/TopGun''.
10th Jun '17 1:03:52 AM LittleBuster
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* TroubleButCute: Especially at the beginning of his career, and he was quite similiar with this trope in real life, being a quiet son of a low-income single mother and having a model appearance


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* TroubleButCute: TroubledButCute: Especially at the beginning of his career, and he was quite similiar with this trope in real life, being a quiet son of a low-income single mother and having a model appearance

10th Jun '17 1:03:13 AM LittleBuster
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* ActionHero: Especially '' Film/MissionImpossibleFilmSeries '', which made his character an standart of a modern super spy.

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* AdamWesting: Most of his roles are handsome and playboys gets into this trope, so it's very difficult to get rid of the idea that such characters are ActorAllusion.
* ActionHero: Especially '' Film/MissionImpossibleFilmSeries '', which made his character an standart of a modern super spy. ''Literature/JackReacher'' practically cement it.





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\n* MemeticMutation: Many of his films, roles and events in real life become this, especially the LargeHam interview with Oprah Winfrey and HoYay in ''Film/TopGun''
* TroubleButCute: Especially at the beginning of his career, and he was quite similiar with this trope in real life, being a quiet son of a low-income single mother and having a model appearance

10th Jun '17 12:53:37 AM LittleBuster
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* {{Bishonen}}: A very vivid example of Hollywood handsome, in particular, his perfect smile is considered exemplary.


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* OlderThanTheyLook: Despite the fact that he is about 50 years old, he still looks like an attractive man in the region of 30.
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