May 16 marks the 25th anniversary of the hit movie "Top Gun." Have you ever wondered what the actors and director are doing today? Here are some facts about what the stars and director are doing now.
Tom CruiseTom Cruise played the sexy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the movie "Top Gun." Cruise divorced Nicole Kidman in 2001, then married Katie Holmes in 2006. He has two kids, Isabella and Connor, from his marriage to Kidman. Cruise has a daughter Suri from his marriage to Holmes. Cruise starred in "Born on the Fourth of July," "Mission Impossible," "Knight of Day," and dozens of other movies throughout the years. Cruise is a founding board member for the Hollywood Education and Literacy Project. Cruise also offers his support to H.E.L.P., Stocking with Care and other various charities.
Val Kilmer played the character Tom "Iceman" Kazanski in the "Top Gun" movie. Kilmer divorced his wife, Joanne Whalley, in 1996. The couple has two children. Since "Top Gun," Kilmer starred in "The Doors," "Batman Forever," "The Saint," and dozens of other movies throughout the years. Kilmer contributes both time and money to Amnesty International, Wildlife Center and several other non-profit organizations. At the Wildlife Center, Kilmer assists in the rescuing of animals.
Anthony Edwards played the character Nick "Goose" Bradshaw. In 1994, Edwards married Jeanine Lobell. The couple has a son, Bailey, and three daughters, Esme, Wallis and Poppy. Edwards starred in "Miracle Mile," "The Client" and several other movies since his breakout role in "Top Gun." Edwards is most famous for his character, Dr. Mark Greene, on the long-running television series ER. Edwards is involved in many charities, and is chairman of the nonprofit organization Shoe4Africa.
Kelly McGillis played the character Charlie, a civilian instructor that Maverick couldn't resist. She divorced her second husband, Fred Tillman, in 1989. The couple has two daughters, Kelsey and Sonora. In 2009, McGillis came out and announced she was a lesbian. In 2010, McGillis married her girlfriend Melanie Leis in a civil union. McGillis starred in "Accused," "The Babe," and other various movies throughout the years. McGillis also appeared in the stage play "The Graduate."
Meg Ryan played the character Carol Bradshaw, wife of Bradshaw, played by Edwards. In 1991, Ryan married Dennis Quaid, then divorced him in 2001. The couple has a son, Jack Henry. In 1994, Ryan was named one of People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people. Ryan went on to star in the popular movies "When Harry Met Sally," "Sleepless in Seattle" and "Prelude to a Kiss." In 2006, Ryan adopted a 14-month-old girl from China, Daisy True. Ryan is now dating the singer John Mellencamp.
Tom Skerritt played the role of chief instructor Mike "Viper" Metcalf in the "Top Gun" movie. In 1992, Skerritt divorced his second wife, Sue Aran. Skerritt has four grown children, one girl Erin, and three boys, Andy, Matt and Colin. Skerritt starred in the hit movies "Beverly Hills Cop II," "Days of Thunder" and "Unstoppable." Skerritt starred in the hit television series Picket Fences from 1992 to 1996, for which he won an Emmy. He also had a recurring role on the primetime drama Brothers and Sisters. Skerritt is the co-founder of The Film School in Seattle.
Tony ScottTony Scott was the director of the movie "Top Gun." In 1994, Scott married his third wife Donna. The couple has two children. Scott directed "Days of Thunder," "Unstoppable," and dozens of movies since "Top Gun." In 2001, Scott and his brother Ridley signed a 3-year production deal with Fox to produce movies for Fox. In 2010, Scott confirmed he will be directing the new "Top Gun" 2.
- Nicole Kidman
- Top Gun.
- Tony Scott
- Jeanine Lobell
- Katie Holmes
- Val Kilmer
- Tom Cruise