Suri Pans Dad's Santa Act

Cruise isn't fooling youngest child with Christmas getup, promises improvement
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 15, 2008 10:08 AM CST
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with their daughter Suri share a word as they leave their hotel in Rome, Nov. 16, 2006.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Tom Cruise’s acting skills got a thumbs-down from a very important fan—his daughter, E! Online reports. Cruise, who always plays the role of Santa during family Christmas celebrations, said astute tot Suri recognized him immediately last year: “I did my best Santa impression. She looked at me and said, ‘No, dada.’ This year, I’m going to do a little better. I’m working on it.”