The handsome Glen Ridge High School senior would appear the following year in both Endless Love and Taps.
It's safe to say that Tom Cruise is one magnetic personality. His lion's share of charisma, that grin and an apparent all-access pass to the fountain of youth has led to a career's worth of iconic roles from his breakout turns in Risky Business and Top Gun to his Oscar-nominated performances in Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire and Magnolia. Next up for the man who has everything? Cruise is channeling his mojo into the character of rock star Stacee Jax in Rock of Ages. Start fanning yourselves, ladies!