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Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes wrap up speedy divorce

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LOS ANGELES: Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise and actress Katie Holmes settled their divorce on Monday, taking less than two weeks to end a nearly six-year marriage that captivated the world and prompted questions about raising their daughter in the Church of Scientology.

Mission: Impossible star Cruise, 50, married Holmes, 33, who first gained fame on television drama Dawson’s Creek, in a glamorous wedding in an Italian castle in November 2006. Suri was born about six months earlier.

The couple and their young daughter became a favorite of celebrity magazines and seemed happy until late last month when Holmes filed for a divorce in New York. Her move surprised fans and even Cruise, who was in Iceland shooting a movie.

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