Cruise eventually won a -million verdict against the virtually penniless pornstar.
While married to actress Nicole Kidman, Cruise also sued the Star supermarket tabloid, after it published a story claiming they had needed a sex coach for their steamy scenes in Stanley Kubrick's film, Eyes Wide Shut.
He has made an almost uninterrupted cavalcade of hit movies since then, including Top Gun, Rain Man, and three Mission: Impossible films.
Cruise says he was diagnosed as dyslexic at seven, and tried to hide his learning disability from the other children at school.
Plaintiff is not, and never has been, homosexual and has never had a homosexual affair".He attended eight elementary schools and three high schools, not counting a short stint in Cincinnati's St. He took preliminary classes there that could have led to the Catholic priesthood, but abandoned those plans after one semester. Cruise was on his high school wrestling team, but when he was sidelined from athletics with a knee injury, he auditioned for the lead in his high school's production of Guys and Dolls, and got the role.With the opening night applause ringing in his ears, he decided to pursue acting as his career.The facilities offer exercise, sauna sweat-rooms, vitamins, and a regimen outlined in Hubbard's book Clear Body, Clear Mind.In 2002, Cruise unsuccessfully lobbied the German government to change its official stance against Scientology.Cruise also sued Chad Slater (aka Kyle Bradford), a gay porn actor and "erotic wrestler" who had been quoted in an interview with Actustar, a French fan magazine, saying he had an affair with Cruise.