Cruise is an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology and its associated social programs, and credits it with helping him overcome dyslexia.
Allegedly, when Madonna first met Rodman, she locked the two of them in her hotel room and said that she would not let him out.
How they crossed paths, why Madonna desperately wanted his baby, and who acted on his or her desires first are all questions that will have to remain a mystery.
He started his career at age 19 in the film Endless Love (1981).
After portraying supporting roles in Taps (1981) and The Outsiders (1983), his first leading role was in the romantic comedy Risky Business, released in August 1983.
Upon seeing the film however, she paid $7,740 for a two-page ad in Daily Variety praising his performance and apologizing for her previous doubts about him.
In 1996, Cruise appeared as superspy Ethan Hunt in the reboot of Mission: Impossible, which he produced.Cruise has said that he was beaten by his father, whom he has called a "bully and coward".He stated, "He was the kind of person where, if something goes wrong, they kick you.His family moved to Beacon Hill, Ottawa, in late 1971 so that Cruise's father could take a position as a defense consultant with the Canadian Armed Forces.In grade four, Cruise first became involved in drama, under the tutelage of George Steinburg.In the 2000s, Cruise starred in a number of successful films, including the science fiction thrillers Vanilla Sky (2001) and Minority Report (2002), the epic war film The Last Samurai (2003), the crime film Collateral (2004), the science fiction disaster thriller War of the Worlds (2005), and the historical thriller Valkyrie (2008).