Tom Cruise’s Hairstyles Over the Years

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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.

Here’s Tom Cruise’s hairstyles over the years.


Tom Cruise appeared with short tousled hairstyle for The Oblivion UK Premiere at the BFI Imax, London in 2013.

Tom Cruise appeared with short tousled hairstyle for The Oblivion UK Premiere at the BFI Imax, London in 2013.

Tom Cruise showed up with fringe bangs at "The Late Show with David Letterman" at The Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY, on May 02, 2006.

Tom Cruise showed up with fringe bangs at "The Late Show with David Letterman" at The Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY, on May 02, 2006.

Tom Cruise maintained his short cut hair but added some spikes at the front during the world premiere of his new movie "Vanilla Sky" in Hollywood in 2001.

Tom Cruise maintained his short cut hair but added some spikes at the front during the world premiere of his new movie "Vanilla Sky" in Hollywood in 2001.

Tom Cruise arrived in a side-swept hairstyle for the European premiere of 'Valkyrie' on January 20, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

Tom Cruise arrived in a side-swept hairstyle for the European premiere of 'Valkyrie' on January 20, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

Tom Cruise looked slick and casual with his straight long locks during the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios, Hollywood on June 6, 2010.

Tom Cruise looked slick and casual with his straight long locks during the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios, Hollywood on June 6, 2010.

Tom Cruise sported a short haircut with messy straight bangs at the German premiere of the film "War of the Worlds" in Berlin in 2005.

Tom Cruise sported a short haircut with messy straight bangs at the German premiere of the film "War of the Worlds" in Berlin in 2005.

Tom Cruise the premiere of "Edge Of Tomorrow" held at the BFI IMAX on May 28, 2014 in London, United Kingdom with a slicked-back side-swept hairstyle.

Tom Cruise the premiere of "Edge Of Tomorrow" held at the BFI IMAX on May 28, 2014 in London, United Kingdom with a slicked-back side-swept hairstyle.

Tom Cruise appeared with a short slicked-back 'do at the premiere of "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 19, 2011 in New York City.

Tom Cruise appeared with a short slicked-back 'do at the premiere of "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 19, 2011 in New York City.

Tom Cruise appeared with a crew cut at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills in 2004.

Tom Cruise looked manly with a crew cut and beard at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills in 2004.

Tom Cruise opted for a taper cut sides and back with long wispy top hair at Mentor LA's Promise Gala in 2007.

Tom Cruise opted for a taper cut sides and back with long wispy top hair at Mentor LA's Promise Gala in 2007.

Tom Cruise arrived at the "Rock Of Ages" premiere at Odeon Leicester Square, London in 2012 sporting short hair with spiky bangs.

Tom Cruise arrived at the "Rock Of Ages" premiere at Odeon Leicester Square, London in 2012 sporting short hair with spiky bangs.

Tom Cruise pulled off a sexy bedhead hairstyle at the Los Angeles premiere of "Super 8" at the Regency Village Theatre, Westwood on June 8, 2011.

Tom Cruise pulled off a sexy bedhead hairstyle at the Los Angeles premiere of "Super 8" at the Regency Village Theatre, Westwood on June 8, 2011.

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 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 heart 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 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.

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