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You're Going To Have A Hard Time Believing These Celebrities Are Younger Than Tom Cruise  

Mariel Loveland
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List Rules Vote up the people you're most shocked to discover are younger than Tom Cruise.

Tom Cruise is a larger-than-life Hollywood institution, so are surprising Tom Cruise facts even really surprising anymore? The action hero has starred in some major blockbuster hits, from his breakthrough role in Risky Business to leading the Mission: Impossible series. Some of the actor's films are better than others (The Mummy comes to mind), but you can't deny his talent. He even does tons of his own stunts.

Despite his success, Tom Cruise's lifestyle isn't without controversy. He's a devout Scientologist with rumors circulating of a contract marriage to Katy Holmes. There was also that insane time he jumped up on a couch on Oprah. Oh yeah, and he might actually be an ageless vampire who is simply claiming he was born on July 3, 1962.

Tom Cruise does not age – that's a fact. There are a wealth of celebrities who are younger than Tom Cruise that you'd swear were lying about their age. Seriously, how old is Tom Cruise anyway? From co-stars like Mike Myers to fellow action heroes like Nicholas Cage and Russell Crowe, here are a handful of the stars who are secretly younger than Tom Cruise.

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Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list You're Going To Have A Hard Time Believing These Celebrities Are Younger Than Tom Cruise
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Most TV fans have a soft spot for Steve Carell for his role on The Office, but the dude isn't getting any younger. While he absolutely looks great for his age, he still looks a whole lot older than Tom Cruise. In actuality, he's one month younger than the age-defying celeb.

Age: 56

Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list You're Going To Have A Hard Time Believing These Celebrities Are Younger Than Tom Cruise
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Austin Powers came out a long time ago, and it's been decades since Mike Meyers starred on Saturday Night Live. Despite all that's happened, he's still a year younger than Tom Cruise.

Age: 55

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

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Tommy Lee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list You're Going To Have A Hard Time Believing These Celebrities Are Younger Than Tom Cruise
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Pamela Anderson's former lover Tommy Lee lived a hard rock lifestyle. If you live fast, you age quicker, and that's definitely the case, because no one would ever believe this rock star is three months younger than Tom Cruise.

Age: 56

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list You're Going To Have A Hard Time Believing These Celebrities Are Younger Than Tom Cruise
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Hard living might have contributed to Johnny Depp's rapid aging. It's extremely difficult to believe he's almost two years younger than Tom Cruise.

Age: 55

Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of America

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