10 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Tom Cruise

Cruise Is His Middle Name Born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, he uses his middle name for Hollywood.

He Has An Honorary Palme d'Or Received in 2022 at Cannes Film Festival for Achievement in Film alongside Top Gun: Maverick debut.

His Cousin Is Also An Actor William Mapother, known for Lost, has acted with Cruise in several films.

He Wanted To Be A Priest Attended seminary school on a scholarship but left after a year.

He Inspired Aladdin Disney's Aladdin character was partly based on Cruise’s appearance.

He Saved Ray-Ban Boosted Ray-Ban sales by wearing their sunglasses in Risky Business and Top Gun.

He Loves Underwater Scenes Known for underwater stunts, he held his breath for six minutes in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.

He's Never Won An Oscar Despite four nominations, he has never won an Academy Award.