Tom Cruise: Fourth Person to Receive the Renowned Friars Club’s Entertainment Icon Award

By on Apr 5, 2012 in Entertainment, Events, Hollywood, Movies, United States Comments

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Tom Cruise is the fourth person to receive the renowned Friars Club’s Entertainment Icon Award on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the Friars Foundation Gala at the Waldorf-Astoria. This was disclosed by entertainment news sites, Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

Cruise joins legendary stars, Frank Sinatra, Douglas Fairbanks, and Cary Grant as recipients of the award.

Additional reports revealed that Ambassador Joseph Zappala, the chairman of the Friars Club, said that:

‘Tom Cruise will join an elite group of only three other entertainment legends who have received our Icon Award, and whose work has made a global impact on our industry and changed the very face of cinema.’

Tom Cruise stars as Jaycee Jaxx in “Rock of Ages”, which is due for release on June 15, 2012. His movies, the series of ‘Mission Impossible’, ‘Top Gun’, ‘A Few Good Men’, ‘Jerry Maguire’ and ‘Vanilla Sky’, had been successful films internationally.

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