Tom Cruise’s Hairstyles Over the Years

This is our Tom Cruise gallery of his hairstyles over the years. You are welcome to browse through the different hairstyles of this movie icon and talented actor and, hopefully, you will find a hairstyle that will bring out your action star quality.

Tom Cruise is one of the most good-looking actors in Hollywood. Widely known for his movies Top Gun and the Mission Impossible sequels, he is considered to be a style icon. Other than his good look he is also blessed with lovely hair.

It allows him to style it in any way and still look good. He loves to change his looks. Sometimes, he is forced to do so for the role he is playing. The buzz cut looks great on Tom Cruise. We have seen him in this military haircut in many of his action movies.

Short spikes look very cool. It has a modern appeal and goes well with his face. Tom Cruise loves spikes with varying lengths. He likes bangs. He looks dashing in these sharp fringes. Blonde streaks on dark hair look very sexy on him.

In this style, he kept his hair a bit longer than usual to show off the colors well. We have seen Tom Cruise with a messy hairstyle wearing a formal outfit. Now that’s called attitude because he pulled off this contradictory style very well. He looks very cute with long bangs in front. In the movie The Last Samurai, we have seen him grow his hair long and back brushing them. He looked super hot in this style.

Tom Cruise has captured many people’s hearts through his acting and good looks. Though his looks demand him to play romantic characters, he has shown outstanding performances in action films as well. He started his acting career only at the age of 19 with the movie Endless Love.

He became very popular for playing the role of Ethan Hunt in the Mission Impossible sequels. His other most noted films include Top Gun, Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, Eyes Wide Shut, Vanilla Sky, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, War of the Worlds, etc.

He has received a number of awards for his outstanding performances in cinemas. He won three Golden Globe Awards for Born on the Fourth of July, Magnolia, and Jerry Maguire. He got nominated for three Academic Awards as well. He also won the Saturn Award for Vanilla Sky, Empire Award for Minority Report and AFI Award for The Last Samurai.

He is an advocate of the new religion Scientology. He is working towards promoting this religion in Europe. For this reason, he has got into many controversies. But this hasn’t affected his career. He continues to shine bright and will give us more outstanding films in the future.

Like his films, his looks also inspire us. His hair has been a center of attraction for many people. Men try to follow his style to impress girls. Tom Cruise is one of the most stylish actors we have seen.

Here are Tom Cruise’s hairstyles over the years.

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Last July 13, 2018, Tom Cruise attended the UK Premiere of Mission: Impossible – Fallout held at the BFI IMAX. He wore a classy charcoal three-piece suit with his short brushed-up fade hairstyle.

Last July 13, 2018, Tom Cruise attended the UK Premiere of Mission: Impossible – Fallout held at the BFI IMAX. He wore a classy charcoal three-piece suit with his short brushed-up fade hairstyle.

Tom Cruise sweeps his hair into a short side-parted straight casual hairstyle for the premiere of

Tom Cruise sweeps his hair into a short side-parted straight casual hairstyle for the premiere of “The Mummy” at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater on June 6, 2017 in New York City.

Tom Cruise was at the Universal Celebrates

Tom Cruise was at the Universal Celebrates “The Mummy Day” With 75-Foot Sarcophagus Takeover At Hollywood And Highland in Hollywood back on May 20, 2017. Cruise wore sexy sunglasses with his spiked and highlighted hairstyle.

Tom Cruise was at the German premiere of Jack Reacher at Sony Center last October 21, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. He paired his classy pin-striped suit with a side-parted short tousled hair.

Tom Cruise was at the German premiere of Jack Reacher at Sony Center last October 21, 2016, in Berlin, Germany. He paired his classy pin-striped suit with a side-parted short tousled hair.

Tom Cruise wore a gray suit to pair with his long and shaggy hairstyle during the Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation - UK special screening at the BFI IMAX on Jul 25, 2015 in London.

Tom Cruise wore a gray suit to pair with his long and shaggy hairstyle during the Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation – UK special screening at the BFI IMAX on Jul 25, 2015, in London.

Actor Tom Cruise attended the US Premiere of 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' in Times Square back in July 27, 2015 in New York City. His long flowing hair was tousled and highlighted complementing his handsome features.

Actor Tom Cruise attended the US Premiere of ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ in Times Square back on July 27, 2015, in New York City. His long flowing hair was tousled and highlighted complementing his handsome features.

Tom Cruise was at the premiere of

Tom Cruise was at the premiere of “Edge Of Tomorrow” held at the BFI IMAX back on May 28, 2014, in London, United Kingdom with a slicked-back side-swept hairstyle that really makes him look classy.

Tom Cruise made an appearance with his dark gray suit and short tousled hairstyle for The Oblivion UK Premiere at the BFI Imax, London in 2013.

Tom Cruise made an appearance with his dark gray suit and short tousled hairstyle for The Oblivion UK Premiere at the BFI Imax, London in 2013.

Tom Cruise flashed his signature smile at the

Tom Cruise flashed his signature smile at the “Oblivion” US Premiere on April 10, 2013, in Hollywood, CA with a jagged short hairstyle to match his turtle neck outfit.

Tom Cruise was on Hollywood Boulevard where Jerry Bruckheimer was honored with the 2,501st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame back in June 24, 2013 in Los Angeles. He came in casual sweater and jeans that went well with his short tousled hair with highlights.

Tom Cruise was on Hollywood Boulevard where Jerry Bruckheimer was honored with the 2,501st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame back on June 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. He came in a casual sweater and jeans that went well with his short tousled hair with highlights.

Back in December 3, 2013, Tom Cruise was at the TCL Chinese Theatre where actor Ben Stiller had his hand & footprints set in cement. He wore a classy charcoal suit complemented by his gorgeous smile and short side-parted hairstyle.

Back in December 3, 2013, Tom Cruise was at the TCL Chinese Theatre where actor Ben Stiller had his hand & footprints set in cement. He wore a classy charcoal suit complemented by his gorgeous smile and short side-parted hairstyle.

Tom Cruise went with a spiky highlighted hairstyle that complemented his casual outfit at the

Tom Cruise went with a spiky highlighted hairstyle that complemented his casual outfit at the “Rock Of Ages” premiere at Odeon Leicester Square, London back in 2012.

Tom Cruise sported a gorgeous side-parted pompadour hairstyle with his velvet suit for the

Tom Cruise sported a gorgeous side-parted pompadour hairstyle with his velvet suit for the “Jack Reacher” premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square in London back in October 12, 2012.

Last June 8, 2012, Tom Cruise attended the Los Angeles premiere of

Last June 8, 2012, Tom Cruise attended the Los Angeles premiere of “Rock of Ages” held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles. He wore a casual jacket and shirt outfit with a short, side-parted hairstyle with highlights.

Tom Cruise arrived at the 84th Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center back in February 26, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. He came wearing a classy suit with a short and spiky fade hairstyle.

Tom Cruise arrived at the 84th Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center back on February 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA. He came wearing a classy suit with a short and spiky fade hairstyle.

Tom Cruise made an appearance with his short and neat crew cut hairstyle at the premiere of

Tom Cruise made an appearance with his short and neat crew cut hairstyle at the premiere of “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” at the Ziegfeld Theatre back on December 19, 2011, in New York City.

Tom Cruise pulled off a sexy long and center-parted hairstyle with bangs at the Los Angeles premiere of

Tom Cruise pulled off a sexy long and center-parted hairstyle with bangs at the Los Angeles premiere of “Super 8” at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood last June 8, 2011.

Tom Cruise was at the premiere of

Tom Cruise was at the premiere of “Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol” at the IMAX cinema, South Bank, London last December 13, 2011. He was quite a stunner in his smart casual outfit and short crew cut hairstyle.

Tom Cruise went with a more casual long and tousled hairstyle incorporated with bangs when he attended the

Tom Cruise went with a more casual long and tousled hairstyle incorporated with bangs when he attended the “The Kennedys” World Premiere last April 11, 2011 in Hollywood, CA.

Tom Cruise looked slick and casual with his straight long hair parted in the middle during the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios in Hollywood last June 6, 2010.

Tom Cruise looked slick and casual with his straight long hair parted in the middle during the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios in Hollywood last June 6, 2010.

Actor Tom Cruise was at the ceremony where Jerry Bruckheimer was immortalized putting his hand/footprints in cement in Grauman's Chinese Theatre last May 17, 2010. He wore a button-down shirt with his long highlighted hair.

Actor Tom Cruise was at the ceremony where Jerry Bruckheimer was immortalized putting his hand/footprints in cement in Grauman’s Chinese Theatre last May 17, 2010. He wore a button-down shirt with his long highlighted hair.

Tom Cruise at the Knight And Day Premiere back in July 22, 2010 in Leicester Square London, England. He wore a blue button-down shirt and his long flippy hair had highlights and curtain bangs.

Tom Cruise at the Knight And Day Premiere back on July 22, 2010, in Leicester Square London, England. He wore a blue button-down shirt and his long flippy hair had highlights and curtain bangs.

Tom Cruise's handsome bone structure was in full display with his slick side-swept hairstyle for the European premiere of 'Valkyrie' last January 20, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

Tom Cruise’s handsome bone structure was in full display with his slick side-swept hairstyle for the European premiere of ‘Valkyrie’ last January 20, 2009, in Berlin, Germany.

Last January 5, 2009, Actor Tom Cruise attended the

Last January 5, 2009, Actor Tom Cruise attended the “Valkyrie” red carpet premier at Cinemex Santa Fe Mall in Mexico. He had a neat side-parted fade hairstyle with a slick finish.

Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes were at the induction ceremony for Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Cameron Diaz back in June 22, 2009. Cruise wore sunglasses that went well with his long tousled bangs.

Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes were at the induction ceremony for Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Cameron Diaz back in June 22, 2009. Cruise wore sunglasses that went well with his long tousled bangs.

Tom Cruise opted for a slick side-parted hairstyle to pair with his gray suit at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Tropic Thunder' held at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood back in August 11, 2008.

Tom Cruise opted for a slick side-parted hairstyle to pair with his gray suit at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Tropic Thunder’ held at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood back on August 11, 2008.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise were at the Annual Opening Night Gala of Superheroes Fashion and Fantasy, Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute back in May 05, 2008. Cruise wore a gray suit with his slick side-parted hairstyle.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise were at the Annual Opening Night Gala of Superheroes Fashion and Fantasy, Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute back on May 05, 2008. Cruise wore a gray suit with his slick side-parted hairstyle.

Tom Cruise had a slicked back hairstyle with a slight pompadour look that elevated the class factor of his suit and shirt outfit during the LA premiere of

Tom Cruise had a slicked back hairstyle with a slight pompadour look that elevated the class factor of his suit and shirt outfit during the LA premiere of “Valkyrie” in 2008.

Tom Cruise looked absolutely gorgeous with his short side-parted hairstyle that has wispy side bangs at Mentor LA's Promise Gala back in 2007.

Tom Cruise looked absolutely gorgeous with his short side-parted hairstyle that has wispy side bangs at Mentor LA’s Promise Gala back in 2007.

Tom Cruise looked adorable with his short hair with side-swept curtain bangs at the AFI Fest Opening Night Gala Premiere of

Tom Cruise looked adorable with his short hair with side-swept curtain bangs at the AFI Fest Opening Night Gala Premiere of “Lions for Lambs” in Hollywood, California back on November 1, 2007.

Tom Cruise was at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, where Will Smith was honored by having his hand & footprints set in cement last December 10, 2007. He wore a pair of sexy sunglasses with his straight tousled hairstyle.

Tom Cruise was at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, where Will Smith was honored by having his hand & footprints set in cement last December 10, 2007. He wore a pair of sexy sunglasses with his straight tousled hairstyle.

Tom Cruise was at the I AM LEGEND Premiere at Madison Square Garden in New York back in December 11, 2007 wearing a tan suit to pair his highlighted and tousled side-swept hair.

Tom Cruise was at the I AM LEGEND Premiere at Madison Square Garden in New York back on December 11, 2007, wearing a tan suit to pair his highlighted and tousled side-swept hair.

Tom Cruise wore a casual light tan jacket with his fringe bangs  and a pair of vintage sunglasses at

Tom Cruise wore a casual light tan jacket with his fringe bangs and a pair of vintage sunglasses at “The Late Show with David Letterman” at The Ed Sullivan Theater in New York last May 02, 2006.

Tom Cruise's iconic brilliant smile was complemented by his short side-parted brown hairstyle at the MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III Premiere in Harlem, New York back in May 03, 2006.

Tom Cruise’s iconic brilliant smile was complemented by his short side-parted brown hairstyle at the MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III Premiere in Harlem, New York back on May 03, 2006.

Tom Cruise and his wife were at the world premiere of

Tom Cruise and his wife were at the world premiere of “The Pursuit of Happiness” at the Mann Village Theatre, Westwood back on December 7, 2006. Cruise wore a three-piece suit to go with his long and tousled hair with bangs.

Tom Cruise wore an all-black suit at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Mission: Impossible 3' held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood back in May 4, 2006 with a tousled and spiked short hairstyle.

Tom Cruise wore an all-black suit at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Mission: Impossible 3’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood back on May 4, 2006, with a tousled and spiked short hairstyle.

Tom Cruise sported a short haircut with messy straight bangs that went well with his brilliant smile at the German premiere of the film

Tom Cruise sported a short haircut with messy straight bangs that went well with his brilliant smile at the German premiere of the film “War of the Worlds” in Berlin in 2005.

Tom Cruise looked ruggedly handsome with his crew cut and trimmed beard at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills back in 2004.

Tom Cruise looked ruggedly handsome with his crew cut and trimmed beard at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills back in 2004.

Tom Cruise had a closed-cropped crew cut hairstyle during the world premiere of his film

Tom Cruise had a close-cropped crew cut hairstyle during the world premiere of his film “Collateral” at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles back in 2004.

Tom Cruise was at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie The Last Samurai back in December 1, 2003. He wore a black turtle neck and leather jacket with his crew cut hairstyle and trimmed beard.

Tom Cruise was at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie The Last Samurai back on December 1, 2003. He wore a black turtle neck and leather jacket with his crew cut hairstyle and trimmed beard.

Tom Cruise totally pulled off the shaggy layered medium-length hairstyle coupled with a trimmed beard for his 2002 film

Tom Cruise totally pulled off the shaggy layered medium-length hairstyle coupled with a trimmed beard for his 2002 film “The Last Samurai.”

Tom Cruise looked sexy and manly with his short spiky fade hairstyle during the world premiere of his new movie

Tom Cruise looked sexy and manly with his short spiky fade hairstyle during the world premiere of his new movie “Vanilla Sky” in Hollywood back in 2001.

Tom Cruise wore a buzz cut hairstyle with his white button-down shirt at the Los Angeles premiere of

Tom Cruise wore a buzz cut hairstyle with his white button-down shirt at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Others” back in 2001 which he produced starring his former wife Nicole Kidman.

Tom Cruise wore a long and layered hairstyle that is parted in the middle paired with five o'clock shadow when he attended the Academy Awards back in 2000.

Tom Cruise wore a long and layered hairstyle that is parted in the middle paired with five o’clock shadow when he attended the Academy Awards back in 2000.

Actor Tom Cruise was practically glowing with pride at the Beverly Hilton Hotel where he was honored with the 1998 John Huston Award by the Artists Rights Foundation. He wore a dark suit with his long side-swept hairstyle.

Actor Tom Cruise was practically glowing with pride at the Beverly Hilton Hotel where he was honored with the 1998 John Huston Award by the Artists Rights Foundation. He wore a dark suit with his long side-swept hairstyle.

Back in March 24, 1997, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman attended the Academy Awards together. Cruise wore a classy suit with his slick and short hairstyle with a slight pompadour look.

Back in March 24, 1997, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman attended the Academy Awards together. Cruise wore a classy suit with his slick and short hairstyle with a slight pompadour look.

Tom Cruise looked young and fresh in this October 11, 1993 photo when he was leaving Spago Restaurant in Los Angeles. He was wearing a white button-down shirt with his long center-parted hairstyle.

Tom Cruise looked young and fresh in this October 11, 1993 photo when he was leaving Spago Restaurant in Los Angeles. He was wearing a white button-down shirt with his long center-parted hairstyle.

Tom Cruise was absolutely gorgeous with his long dark brown hair and trimmed beard back in July 14, 1992 outside The Forum arena in Los Angeles.

Tom Cruise was absolutely gorgeous with his long dark brown hair and trimmed beard back on July 14, 1992, outside The Forum arena in Los Angeles.

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