Mimi Rogers

Mimi Rogers


1/27/1956, Coral Gables, FL USA

Birth Name

Miriam Spickler


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Mimi Rogers is an American film actress who was born Miriam Spickler on January 27, 1956 in Coral Gables, Florida. Though many know her for her brief marriage with actor Tom Cruise in 1987, Mimi deserves to be recognized on her own merits having appeared in 80 films…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Mimi was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, Beauty at Every Age section, for age 52, in May 2007.

    • In 1998, Rogers sued The Home Shopping Network for $10-million, claiming the TV retailers had fed false information to the National Enquirer, leading the newspaper to report that Rogers had thrown a temper tantrum on the set, cursed like a sailor, and trashed a backstage room when she appeared on HSN to promote her line of exercise equipment. Rogers later dropped the suit, when a federal district court ruled in a preliminary hearing that the Enquirer's account was "largely true."

    • Something of a child prodigy, Rogers skipped several grades and graduated from high school at the age of 14. Then, instead of going to college, she spent the rest of her teen years volunteering with charity groups. She also accompanied her father, an accomplished card shark, on trips to Tahoe, where she illegally (being underaged) played plenty of poker and blackjack.

    • She played Elizabeth Hurley's mother in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

    • She is currently in a new sitcom on Fox called The Loop.

    • Having played high stakes poker as a teenager, she took up competitive poker in 2003, and finished in the money in her first major tournament at the World Poker Tour's 240 player Shooting Stars main event No-Limit Texas hold 'em tournament in San Jose, California on March 4, 2004. She is also in the board of directors of the World Poker Tour.

    • As of 2006, she is involved with producer Chris Ciaffa; they have two children, Lucy and Charles.

    • According to Tilman Hauser's list of Scientology celebrities, Rogers' status in the church is unknown, but it is believed that she is no longer active but still retains many of the beliefs.

    • She introduced her ex-husband Tom Cruise to Scientology.

    • Her father was Jewish and a Holocaust survivor, while her mother was Christian. However, Rogers became a member of the Church of Scientology, and in fact her father was a minister of Scientology but is no longer with them..

    • Her real name is Miriam Spickler.

    • Emilio Estevez served as best man at her wedding to Tom Cruise

    • A better than average Poker player, she is on the board of directors of the World Poker Tour.

    • Shares a birthday with actor Alan Cumming, actress Rosamund Pike, Harrod's owner Mohamed Al-Fayed, actor James Cromwell and actress Bridget Fonda.

    • Her first husband, Jim Rogers, was a Church of Scientology counsellor.

    • An avid environmentalist, she has chaired the One Planet conference in the past, and is a board member of the Earth Communications Office.

    • She posed for Playboy magazine in 1993.

    • Her measurements are 38D-26-36 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

    • He enjoys reading and playing tennis.

    • She graduated from high school at age 14.

    • Played in some scary movies like Ginger Snaps and some freaky tv shows like The X-Files and Tales from the Crypt.

    • Spouses:
      Jim Rogers (1977 - 1980) [divorced]
      Tom Cruise (May 9, 1987 - 04 February 1990) [divorced]
      Chris Ciaffa - 20 March 2003 - present

  • Quotes

    • Mimi Rogers: This is a career which is rife with disappointments and rejections, and you sort of have to come to terms with that early on if you're going to survive emotionally. I've always worked, so there was never a reason to say, 'I'm going to walk away from all this.'

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