Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise has a distinguished career in films from Risky Business (1983) to his Mission Impossible franchise which prove his status as a cinema legend. Like Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise is one of the few actors whose fame crosses generations. Everyone knows his greatness as an actor and producer, but few realize that Tom Cruise it one man in Hollywood who features women in physically strong, empowered action roles in his movies, offering an opportunity for wide audiences to see powerful women on screen.

In films such as Knight and Day, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Edge of Tomorrow, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, he has demonstrated men and women can work together as equals in strength, toughness and determination. He has shown that women who kick ass do not diminish the men they work with. In fact, a badass woman and a badass men are extraordinary compliments to each other.

Artemis Women in Action Film Festival 2017 honored Tom Cruise with their Artemis Action Rebel Award for his body of work which cemented his place in Hollywood history, and also inspired vision of gender parity onscreen and championed strong female heroes in film.

Tom Cruise 2017 Artemis Acceptance Speech
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