Actor Curtis Armstrong claims in his upcoming book that megastar Tom Cruise read the Bible and identified as a born-again Christian in his early career before he became a Scientologist.  The Hollywood Reporter posted on Wednesday an excerpt from Armstrong’s upcoming book, titled Revenge of the Nerd: Or . . . The Singular Adventures of the Man Who Would Be Booger, in which the actor shares his experience co-starring with Cruise in the 1983 film “Risky Business” on an

off the set. Armstrong praised Cruise for his dedication to acting, and noted that he identified as a Christian at the time. “He (Cruise) self-identified as a born-again Christian and the rumor was he had actually considered shepherding souls for a living. I could believe it. Away from the set, initially, Tom made straight arrows look like corkscrews,” the author noted. “I would ask him at the end of the day if he would like to join us at the bar for a drink. ‘No,’ I recall him saying,  READ MORE