[ Tom Cruise ] VS [ Val Kilmer ]

Basic [ Tom Cruise ] VS [ Val Kilmer ]
Tom Cruise Val Kilmer
Born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV
(1962-07-03) July 3, 1962 (age 59)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Val Edward Kilmer
(1959-12-31) December 31, 1959 (age 61)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
producer
Actor
Years active 1981–present 1981–present
Works Full list --
Spouse(s) Mimi Rogers (m. 1987; div. 1990)

Nicole Kidman (m. 1990; div. 2001)

Katie Holmes (m. 2006; div. 2012)

Joanne Whalley
(m. 1988; div. 1996)
Children 3 2, including Jack Kilmer
Website tomcruise.com valkilmer.com
Awards and nominations

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Academy Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result
1990 Best Actor Born on the Fourth of July Nominated
1997 Jerry Maguire Nominated
2000 Best Supporting Actor Magnolia Nominated

British Academy Film Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result
1991 Best Actor in a Leading Role Born on the Fourth of July Nominated

Golden Globe Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result
1984 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Risky Business Nominated
1990 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Born on the Fourth of July Won
1993 A Few Good Men Nominated
1997 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Jerry Maguire Won
2000 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Magnolia Won
2004 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama The Last Samurai Nominated
2009 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Tropic Thunder Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result
1997 Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role Jerry Maguire Nominated
2000 Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role Magnolia Nominated
Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated

American Cinema Awards
Year Category Work Result
1991 Distinguished Achievement in Film Won

Britannia Awards
Year Category Work Result
2005 Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award Excellence in Film Won

Critics' Choice Movie Awards
Year Category Work Result
1997 Best Actor Jerry Maguire Nominated
2005 Distinguished Achievement in Performing Arts Won
2015 Best Actor in an Action Movie Edge of Tomorrow Nominated
2016 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Nominated

David di Donatello Awards
Year Category Work Result
1990 Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero) Born on the Fourth of July Nominated
2005 Special David Won

Empire Awards
Year Category Work Result
2003 For Best Actor Minority Report Won
2005 Collateral Nominated
2014 Legend Award Won

Golden Raspberry Awards
Year Category Work Result
1989 Worst Actor Cocktail Nominated
1995 Worst Screen Couple Interview with the Vampire Won
2001 Worst Remake or Sequel Mission: Impossible 2 Nominated
2006 Most Tiresome Tabloid Targets Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Oprah Winfrey's couch, the Eiffel Tower, and "Tom's baby" Won
Tom Cruise and his anti-psychiatry rant Nominated
Worst Actor War of the Worlds Nominated
2018 The Mummy Won

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Awards
Year Category Work Result
1994 Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Won

MTV Movie Awards
Year Category Work Result
1993 Best On-Screen Duo Far and Away Nominated
Most Desirable Male A Few Good Men Nominated
Best Male Performance Nominated
1994 Most Desirable Male The Firm Nominated
Best Male Performance Nominated
1995 Best Villain Interview with the Vampire Nominated
Best On-Screen Duo Nominated
Most Desirable Male Nominated
1997 Best Male Performance Jerry Maguire Won
2001 Mission: Impossible 2 Won
2004 The Last Samurai Nominated
2005 Generation Award Won
Best Villain Collateral Nominated
2012 Best Fight Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Nominated
Best Gut-Wrenching Performance Nominated

MTV Movie Awards – Mexico
Year Category Work Result
2004 Funniest American in Japan (Gringo/a más Gracioso en Japón) The Last Samurai Won

MTV TRL Awards
Year Category Work Result
2003 Biggest Friggin Star to Ever Appear on TRL Award Won

National Movie Awards
Year Category Work Result
2010 Screen Icon Won

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Year Category Work Result
1997 Favorite Movie Actor Mission: Impossible Nominated
2001 Mission: Impossible 2 Nominated
Wannabe Award Won
2012 Favorite Butt Kicker Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Nominated

People's Choice Awards
Year Category Work Result
1987 Favorite Motion Picture Actor Nominated
1990 Won
1994 Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture Actor Won
2005 Favorite Male Movie Star Nominated
2017 Favorite Movie Icon Nominated
2018 Male Movie Star of 2018 Mission: Impossible – Fallout Nominated
Action Movie Star of 2018 Nominated

Producers Guild of America Awards
Year Category Work Result
1997 Most Promising Producer in Theatrical Motion Pictures Mission: Impossible Won
2004 Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures The Last Samurai Nominated

Rembrandt Award
Year Category Work Result
2012 Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur) Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Nominated

Satellite Awards
Year Category Work Result
1997 Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Jerry Maguire Won
2000 Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Drama Magnolia Nominated
2004 Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama The Last Samurai Nominated

Saturn Awards
Year Category Work Result
1995 Best Actor Interview with the Vampire Nominated
2002 Vanilla Sky Won
2003 Minority Report Nominated
2004 The Last Samurai Nominated
2005 Collateral Nominated
2006 War of the Worlds Nominated
2007 Mission: Impossible III Nominated
2009 Valkyrie Nominated
2012 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Nominated
2015 Edge of Tomorrow Nominated
2019 Mission: Impossible – Fallout Nominated

Scientology
Year Category Work Result
2004 Freedom Medal of Valor Won

ShoBreast Convention
Year Category Work Result
1987 Special Award Box Office Star of the Year Won

Teen Choice Awards
Year Category Work Result
2000 Choice Movie Actor Mission: Impossible 2 Nominated
Choice Summer Movie Wipeout Nominated
2005 Choice Movie Villain Collateral Nominated
Choice Movie Actor – Drama Nominated
2006 Choice Movie Actor – Action Mission: Impossible III Nominated
2012 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Nominated
2013 Choice Movie Actor – Sci-Fi/Fantasy Oblivion Nominated
2014 Choice Movie Actor – Action Edge of Tomorrow Nominated

Walk of Fame
Year Category Work Result
1986 Star on the Walk of Fame Won

Yoga Awards
Year Category Work Result
1994 Worst Foreign Actor The Firm Won

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Filmography/Television

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Year Title Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Producer Writer Role
1981 Endless Love Yes No No Billy
Taps Yes No No David Shawn
1983 The Outsiders Yes No No Steve Randle
Losin' It Yes No No Woody
Risky Business Yes No No Joel Goodson
All the Right Moves Yes No No Stefan Djordjevic
1985 Legend Yes No No Jack
1986 Top Gun Yes No No Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell
The Color of Money Yes No No Vincent Lauria
1988 Cocktail Yes No No Brian Flanagan
Rain Man Yes No No Charlie Babbitt
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Yes No No Ron Kovic
1990 Days of Thunder Yes No Yes Cole Trickle Credited as "Story by"
1992 Far and Away Yes No No Joseph Donelly
A Few Good Men Yes No No Lt. Daniel Kaffee
1993 The Firm Yes No No Mitch McDeere
1994 Interview with the Vampire Yes No No Lestat de Lioncourt
1996 Mission: Impossible Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
Jerry Maguire Yes No No Jerry Maguire
1998 Without Limits No Yes No N/A
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Yes No No Bill Harford
Magnolia Yes No No Frank T.J. Mackey
2000 Mission: Impossible 2 Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
2001 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Yes No No Himself Also narrator
The Others No Yes No N/A Executive producer
Vanilla Sky Yes Yes No David Aames
2002 Space Station 3D Yes No No Narrator
Minority Report Yes No No John Anderton
Austin Powers in Goldmember Yes No No Himself as Austin Powers Cameo uncredited
Narc No Yes No N/A Executive producer
2003 Shattered Glass No Yes No N/A Executive producer
The Last Samurai Yes Yes No Nathan Algren
2004 Collateral Yes No No Vincent
2005 War of the Worlds Yes No No Ray Ferrier
Elizabethtown No Yes No N/A
2006 Ask the Dust No Yes No N/A
Mission: Impossible III Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
2007 Lions for Lambs Yes No No Senator Jasper Irving
2008 Tropic Thunder Yes No No Les Grossman
Valkyrie Yes No No Claus von Stauffenberg
2010 Knight and Day Yes No No Roy Miller/Matthew Knight
2011 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
2012 Rock of Ages Yes No No Stacee Jaxx Also credited as singer on the film's soundtrack
Jack Reacher Yes Yes No Jack Reacher
2013 Oblivion Yes No No Jack Harper
2014 Edge of Tomorrow Yes No No Maj. William Cage
2015 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Yes Yes No Jack Reacher
2017 The Mummy Yes No No Nick Morton
American Made Yes No No Barry Seal
2018 Mission: Impossible – Fallout Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt
2022 Top Gun: Maverick Films that have not yet been released Yes Yes No Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell Completed
2023 Mission: Impossible 7 Films that have not yet been released Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt Completed
2024 Mission: Impossible 8 Films that have not yet been released Yes Yes No Ethan Hunt Filming
2024 Luna ParkFilms that have not yet been released Yes No No In development

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
1993 Fallen Angels Episode: "The Frightening Frammis" (director)
2010 Top Gear Himself Guest
2012 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 31st December 2012 (New Years Eve special)
2013 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 5th April 2013
2014 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 30th May 2014
2016 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 21st October 2016
2017 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 2nd June 2017
2017 The Late Late Show with James Corden (TV series USA) Himself Guest - 7th June 2017
2018 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 26th January 2018
2021 The Graham Norton Show (TV series UK) Himself Guest - 16th April 2021

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YearTitleRole
1984Top Secret!Nick Rivers
1985Real GeniusChris Knight
1986Top GunLieutenant Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky
1988WillowMadmartigan
1989Kill Me AgainJack Andrews
1991The DoorsJim Morrison
1992ThunderheartFBI Agent Ray Levoi
1993The Real McCoyJ.T. Barker
1993TombstoneJohn 'Doc' Holliday
1993True RomanceElvis Presley
1995Batman ForeverBruce Wayne / Batman
1995HeatChris Shiherlis
1995Wings of CourageJean Mermoz
1996The Island of Dr MoreauMontgomery
1996The Ghost and the DarknessColonel John Henry Patterson
1996Dead GirlDr. Dark
1997The SaintSimon Templar
1998The Prince of EgyptMoses / God
1999At First SightVirgil 'Virg' Adamson
1999Joe the KingBob Henry
2000PollockWillem de Kooning
2000Red PlanetRobby Gallagher, Engineer
2002The Salton SeaDanny Parker / Tom Van Allen
2002Hard CashFBI Agent Mark C. Cornell
2003WonderlandJohn Holmes
2003The MissingLieutenant Jim Ducharme
2003Blind HorizonFrank Kavanaugh
2003Masked and AnonymousAnimal Wrangler
2004SpartanMaster Gunnery Sergeant John / Bobby Scott
2004StatesideStaff Sergeant Skeer
2004AlexanderPhilip II of Macedon
2004George and the Dragon'El Cabillo'
2005MindhuntersFBI Agent Jake Harris
2005Kiss Kiss Bang BangPerry Van Shrike / "Gay Perry"
2006Summer LoveThe Wanted Man
2006Moscow ZeroAndrey
200610th & WolfMurtha
2006PlayedDillon
2006Déjà VuAgent Andrew Pryzwarra
2006The Ten Commandments: The MusicalMoses
2007Have Dreams, Will TravelHenderson
2008ConspiracyMacPherson
2008FelonJohn Smith
2008DelgoBogardus
20082:22Maz
2008Columbus DayJohn
2008The Love GuruHimself
2009The Chaos ExperimentJames Pettis
2009Streets of BloodDetective Andy Devereaux
2009American CowslipTodd Inglebrink
2009The ThawDr. David Kruipen
2009Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansDetective Stevie Pruit
2009HardwiredVirgil
2009Double IdentityDr. Nicholas Pinter
2010The TravelerThe Stranger / Mr. Nobody
2010BloodworthWarren Bloodworth
2010MacGruberDieter Von Cunth
2010GunAngel
2011Kill the IrishmanDetective Joe Manditski
2011Blood OutArturo
20115 Days of WarDutch Journalist
2011TwixtHall Baltimore
2012Seven BelowMcCormick
2012Wyatt Earp's RevengeWyatt Earp
2012The Fourth DimensionHector
2012BreathlessDale
2013RiddleSheriff Richards
2013PlanesBravo
2013Standing UpHofstadder
2013Palo AltoStewart
2014Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
2017Song to SongDuane
2017The SnowmanGert Rafto
2017The SuperWalter
20181st BornBiden
2019Jay and Silent Bob RebootHimself / Reboot Bluntman
2019Cinema TwainMark Twain
2020A Soldier's RevengeC.J. Connor
2020PaydirtSheriff Tucker
2021The Birthday CakeUncle Angelo
2021ValHimself
2022Top Gun: MaverickAdmiral Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky

YearTitleRole
1986The Murders in the Rue MorguePhillipe Huron
1987The Man Who Broke 1,000 ChainsRobert Eliot Burns / Eliot Roberts
1989Billy the KidWilliam H. Bonney
2000Saturday Night LiveHimself
2003MickeypaloozaHimself
2004EntourageThe Sherpa
2007Numb3rsMason Lancer
2008Comanche MoonInish Scull
2008XIIIMongoose
2008–2009Knight RiderKITT
2013Life's Too ShortHimself
2013Ghost GhirlsSweetriver Jackson
2014The Spoils of BabylonGeneral Cauliffe
2014PsychDetective Dobson
2021The Choe ShowHimself

Education -- Juilliard School (BFA)
Theatre --

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YearTitleRoleVenue
1981Henry IV, Part 1Hotspur / EnsembleDelacorte Theatre, Off-Broadway
1983Slab BoysAlan DowniePlayhouse Theatre, Broadway
1992'Tis Pity She's a WhoreGiovanniThe Public Theatre, Off-Broadway
2004The Ten Commandments: The MusicalMosesKodak Theatre, Los Angeles
2005The Postman Always Rings TwiceFrankPlayhouse Theatre, London
2012Citizen TwainMark TwainThe Masonic Lodge, Los Angeles
Video games --
YearTitleVoice role
2011Spider-Man: Edge of TimeWalker Sloan
Music videos --
YearTitleRole
2012"To Be the Best"Himself
2016"Animals"Himself

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