Tom Cruise’s Dyslexia

Tom Cruise’s Dyslexia

Tom Cruise was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 6 and graduated high school as a functional illiterate, relying on his sister for help with schoolwork. He was in movies like Taps and Risky Business before learning to read in 1986. This was when he became a Scientologist. It was the same year Top Gun was released. He caused quite a stir in the medical community in 1992 when he claimed, in an interview, that Scientology cured him of his dyslexia.

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