Tom Cruise

A world-famous actor who's been a Scientologist since the late 1980s.

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Tom Cruise and Scientology

When did Tom Cruise join Scientology? What level has he reached in Scientology? Has Cruise received any special recognition in Scientology? When did Tom Cruise start talking more about Scientology?

Tom Cruise in the News

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November 17, 2013 Stars come out for dedication of Scientology's 'Super Power' building in Clearwater Actors Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kelly Preston joined a smaller than expected crowd of Scientologists on Sunday to dedicate what the church calls its most important project ever, its massive Flag Building. Church leader David Miscavige presided in a ceremony that lasted just eight minutes and was marked by a burst of confetti that rained down like golden tickets. His remarks couldn't be understood outside the church's perimeter. Celebrities in Scientology, Clearwater, David Miscavige, John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Press, Tom Cruise
January 7, 2008 Cruise is Second Most Powerful Scientologist, Morton Book Claims Devotees of the Church of Scientology have gained access to thousands of British children through a charity that visits schools to lecture on the dangers of drugs. A Sunday Times investigation has found that Marlborough College is one of more than 500 schools across Britain where the charity has taught. Critics of the charity, Narconon, say it is a front to promote the teaching of Scientology - the controversial "religion" founded by L Ron Hubbard, the science fiction writer. Schools contacted last week said they knew nothing about the charity's links with Scientology. David Miscavige, Press, Tom Cruise
October 30, 2007 Beckham Scientology Shock David Beckham has spoken of his respect for Scientology but denies showbiz pal Tom Cruise has tried to convert him to the religion. Press, Tom Cruise
December 11, 2006 Cruise Tops Least Favourite Poll Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is trying his best to change his image but most Americans still consider him too strange and have voted him the least favourite star in a recent poll. They were "creeped out" by his passion for Scientology, reports Tom Cruise
November 18, 2006 Love, Scientology-Style Some marital advice Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes could receive today: Never go to bed angry at each other. They may be told that newlywed "girls" expect "frills," and maybe a cat, and young men are prone to "forget" their promises. Katie Holmes, Press, teachings, Tom Cruise
November 13, 2006 Read the Scientology Vows Cruise and Holmes Will Exchange at Their Wedding The dreamy Italian wedding supposedly taking place in under a week between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will see the Mission: Impossible star provide the bride with a 'comb' and a 'cat' during their scientologist marriage service. The traditional Scientology ceremony set to take place next weekend (17-19 Nov 06), will see the minister tell the bridegroom, "Now, Tom, girls need clothes and food and tender happiness and frills, a pan, a comb, perhaps a cat. All caprice if you will, but still they need them." Katie Holmes, Press, teachings, Tom Cruise
October 8, 2006 Too Much Control, Not Enough Cruise First there was all that sofa-jumping, when Cruise demonstrated his love for new girlfriend Katie Holmes by behaving like a lovesick loon on primetime television. Then came the rumours about how his public devotion to Scientology was turning off the multiplexes. When Cruise suggested Brooke Shields should not have taken antidepressants for her postnatal depression but relied instead on vitamins, he alienated most of his female fans at a stroke. The climax came in August when Paramount announced it was dumping Cruise because his recent conduct had 'not been acceptable'. Press, Tom Cruise
October 3, 2006 Pandora: The Sect, the Shindig and the Party Animals Our MPs receive small forests of embossed invitations to assorted freebee shindigs. There is to be a "Grand Opening" of the Church of Scientology's jazzy new London headquarters. The rich sect boasts such celebrities as John Travolta and Tom Cruise. "We would be quite nervous about going," says one parliamentary aide, "but we think a few female MPs will head down on the off chance that Cruise turns up." Celebrities, John Travolta, London, Press, Tom Cruise
October 1, 2006 A Punk's Life At 14 she divorced her parents. By 18 she was an Oscar-nominated movie star. Now, post-rehab and with a little help from Scientology, Juliette Lewis is back as a rock chick. Nick Duerden met her Juliette Lewis, Press, Steve Berra, Tom Cruise
April 16, 2006 Baby Cruise's Silent Birth Raises A Lot Of Ruckus Tom Cruise, a longtime Scientologist who introduced Holmes to the faith, is likely to follow Scientology's practice of quiet birth. Followers believe the absence of talk and other noise in the delivery room is more healthful for mother and baby. Katie Holmes, Press, teachings and beliefs, Tom Cruise

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November 8, 2005 Tom Cruise Chooses New PR Rep - Pro Instead of Scientologist Sister Tom Cruise chooses a new publicist, Paul Bloch, replacing his sister, Scientologist Lee Anne DeVette. Tom Cruise