- Portrait of a young Tom Cruise in love before fame, money and Scientology: Top Gun star’s first girlfriend shares insight into his early years of ambition and jealousy
- First girlfriend Diane Cox reveals how she got together with Tom Cruise in 1979 – just before his rise to fame
- They spent two years together but Cox says they split up because Cruise became too ‘intense’ and jealous
- First love: Diane was 17 when she caught the eye of the older Cruise at a school dance.
- Diane Cox is now a happily married mother of three