There is no denying to the fact that Tom Cruise is one of the best actors in the world. Though he is among the biggest stars in the movie industry, there are some things you might not about him.
Here are 12 things about this gentleman that you probably are not aware of.
1. In Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation the guy you see hanging from the side of the plane while it took off is actually Tom Cruise. No stunt double was used for this scene.
Here is a better view of this scene. In case you have not seen the movie or are not able to imagine it, here is a glimpse of it.
2. Tom Cruise once wanted to change his career path and become a professional wrestler. This is kind of astonishing, right?
3. Though he is one of the best actors who do stunts, he doesn’t his likeness to be used on action figures or in video games.
4. The character of Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder is very famous. However, you might not know the fact that it was actually thought up by Tom Cruise. He informed the director that Les Grossman should be bald and should do weird dance steps.
5. In 1998 she saved a woman from getting mugged. Not only that, he also chased them along with his bodyguards.
6. In 2001, he saw a woman getting hit by a car and took her to the hospital. When he got to know that she did not have any medical insurance, he paid her bills.
7. Early on, Tom Cruise was chosen to play Iron Man but later for some reason he backed out.
8. He has not seen his daughter Suri since three years. It is said that Church of Scientology has forbidden him from meeting her.
9. He got his pilot license while preparing for the role of Maverick in Top Gun.
10. In the film Jack Reacher, he did all of his driving stunts. In one of the scenes, even though he accidentally crashed his car, the director kept the scene in the movie.
11. Tom Cruise has a net worth of $480 million. He is one of the highest paid actors in the world.