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Tom Cruise Marries ‘Days of Thunder’ Co-Star Nicole Kidman

December 26, 1990

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Actor Tom Cruise married his ″Days of Thunder″ co-star, Nicole Kidman, during a private Christmas Eve ceremony at a Colorado ski resort, his publicist said Wednesday.

The 30-minute civil ceremony was witnessed by a handful of family members, said Cruise publicist Andrea Jaffe.

Details about the wedding weren’t disclosed.

It was the first marriage for the Australian actress and the second for Cruise, whose nearly three-year marriage to actress Mimi Rogers ended January in divorce.

The couple surfaced in Telluride, Colo., on Christmas Eve with other family members. Their honeymoon plans weren’t disclosed.

Cruise, 28, met Miss Kidman, 23, while filming ″Days of Thunder.″

Among Cruise’s other movies are ″Risky Business,″ ″Top Gun,″ ″The Color of Money,″ ″Rain Man″ and ″Born on the Fourth of July.″ Miss Kidman is currently filming ″Billy Bathgate,″ co-starring Dustin Hoffman.

Cruise and his bride are in pre-production for their next film together, ″The Irish Story,″ directed by Ron Howard.

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