Cancerian Eminent Personalities: From Elon Musk To Tom Cruise

Cancerian eminent personalities include people like Elon Musk and Tom Cruise. But there are many more. People born between June 21 and July 22 are born under the sign of Cancer.

Here are some of the most eminent personalities born Cancer.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a South African-born American magnate, investor, and engineer.

Elon Reeve Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. He currently lives in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.

He is the founder, lead designer, and CEO of SpaceX and the co-founder, product architect, and CEO of Tesla, Inc. Musk is also the CEO and co-founder of Neuralink.

Musk studied in Canada and the United States, where he has lived since 1995. He became a US citizen in 2002.

According to Forbes, Elon Musk is the 53rd richest person in the world.

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is a popular if controversial American actor and producer. He is one of the most ardent advocates of Scientology.

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Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born on July 3, 1962, in Syracuse, New York.

Cruise has been professionally active since 1981.

I have respect for what other people believe. What I believe in my own life is that it’s a search for how I can do things better, whether it’s being a better man or a better father or findings ways for myself to improve. – Tom Cruise

His remarkable movie career incudes starring roles in The Outsiders (1983), Risky Business (1983), Top Gun (1986), The Color of Money (1986), Cocktail (1988), Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Days of Thunder (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Mission: Impossible (1996), Jerry Maguire (1996), Magnolia (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), The Last Samurai (2003), Valkyrie (2008), or The Mummy (2017).

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is a beloved American movie star.

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California.

He has starred both in comedies and in dramas. Some of his best-known screen credits include Splash (1984), Big (1988), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Apollo 13 (1995), Saving Private Ryan (1998), You’ve Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013).

Robin Williams

The late American actor and comedian Robin Williams continues to be a famous Cancerian.

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He died at age 63 on August 11, 2014, in Paradise Cay, California.

He rose to fame playing a comic alien in the ABC TV sitcom Mork & Mindy that aired between 1978 and 1982.

His first big-screen starring role was in Popeye (1980). But he starred in many other movies including Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1987), The Fisher King (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Good Will Hunting (1997), and Night at the Museum (2006).

Nelson Mandela

The late South African political leader Nelson Mandela was an ardent anti-apartheid revolutionary before becoming South Africa’s first black president.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela

Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in Mvezo, Cape Province, South Africa. He died on December 5, 2013, in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, at age 95.

As President of South African between 1994 and 1999, he was charged with dismantling the legacy of discrimination of decades of apartheid.

Diana, Princess of Wales

The late Diana, Princess of Wales continues to be remembered over 20 years after her death.

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Diana Frances Spencer was born on July 1, 1961, in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She did on August 31, 1997, in Paris, France, at age 36.

She was born into British nobility and raised to global fame when she became engaged to Charles, Prince of Wales, whom she married in 1981, at age 19. They divorced in 1996.

She was the mother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is a famous American actor and film producer.

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois.

He rose to fame thanks to the role as Han Solo in the original Star Wars movies. But he is also known for playing the titular role in the Indiana Jones movies.

Ford has also starred in Blade Runner (1982), Witness (1985), Working Girl (1988), Regarding Henry (1991), Patriot Games (1992), The Fugitive (1993), Sabrina (1995), Air Force One (1997), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Ender’s Game (2013), The Age of Adaline (2105).

Meryl Streep

Multiple-award winner Meryl Streep is one of the most prestigious living American actors.

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Mary Louise Streep was born on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey. She studied at Vassar College and Yale University.

She made her screen debut in Julia (1977). She is always known for her credits in the following movies, among many others: The Deer Hunter (1978), Manhattan (1979), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981), Sophie’s Choice (1982), Out of Africa (1985), Postcards from the Edge (1990), Death Becomes Her (1992), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Marvin’s Room (1996), Music of the Heart (1999), The Hours (2002), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Mamma Mia! (2008), Julie & Julia (2009), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), and The Post (2017).

Kathy Bates

American actress Kathy Bates is another famous Cancerian.

Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, in Memphis, Tennessee.

She has been active as an actress and director since 1971.

Bates is perhaps best known for her role in the movie Misery (1990) based on the eponymous Stephen King novel. But she is also remembered for her roles in movies such as Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Dolores Clairborne (1995), Titanic (1997). In more recent years, she has focused on television work in shows such as NBC’s Harry’s Law, FX’s American Horror Story, or Netflix’s Disjoined.

Juan Ramos

When people ask me why I write, I tell them that I do it so I can learn. The main reason I became a writer is my insatiable curiosity. My favorite part of writing is researching and learning about new topics.

I hold a BA in English Studies from the University of La Laguna and an MA in English literature from the Open University.

Cite this article as:
Juan Ramos. Cancerian Eminent Personalities: From Elon Musk To Tom Cruise, Science Trends, 2018.
DOI: 10.31988/SciTrends.19601
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