49-year-old Tom Cruise was awarded the Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award while wife Katie Holmes was busy filming in China. According to the LA Times, Cruise was honored by his peers and costars like Cuba Gooding Jr. told stories about the Rock of Ages star.
Seen here, The Friars Club and Friars Foundation honor Tom Cruise at The Waldorf Astoria on June 12th in New York City. Little fashionista Suri Cruise accompanied her father as his date and seemed exhausted after a full night of festivities. Tom carried his 6-year-old daughter in his arms as she hid under a blanket while bodyguards carried her sparkled mini purse and stuffed animal.
Also in attendance were Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Thomas, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mia Michaels, Jake T Austin, sassy fashion designer Betsey Johnson, Jonathan Lipnicki, Henrik Lundqvist, Laura Bell Bundy, Stephanie March, gourmet chef Bobby Flay, television host Matt Lauer, and Tom’s teenage son Connor Cruise.