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Tom Hanks

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Biography

Hanks receiving the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors Medallion, December 2014

Source: Wikipedia

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is known for his various film roles, including Splash (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), A League of Their Own (1992), Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Catch Me if You Can (2002) and The Da Vinci Code (2006), as well as for his voice work in the animated films The Polar Express (2004) and the Toy Story series.

Fact file

  • Born: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks July 9, 1956 (age 60) Concord, California
  • Residence: Los Angeles, California
  • Occupation: Actor, filmmaker
  • Years active: 1978–present
  • Net worth: $390 million (May 2014)
  • Spouse(s): Samantha Lewes (m. 1978; div. 1987) Rita Wilson (m. 1988)
  • Children: 4 (including Colin Hanks)
  • Relatives: Jim Hanks (brother)

Read more about Tom Hanks at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2018-07-16 17:32:45
Fresh off his Emmy nomination for “The Americans,” Matthew Rhys is moving to the big screen. Rhys is in talks to co-star with Tom Hanks in TriStar’s Mr. Rogers pic “You Are My Friend,” sources tell Variety. “Diary of a Teenage Girl” director Marielle Heller is helming the movie from ...

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LA Times Entertainme, 2018-07-13 13:00:00
TCM Big Screen Classics Tom Hanks’ winning performance in Big as a wide-eyed kid in the body of a grown man and director Penny Marshall’s deft handling of the material elevated this 1988 coming-of-age-overnight fantasy into a comedy classic. Fathom Events, selected Cinemark, AMC, Regal, and Laemmle...

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Variety, 2018-07-04 02:16:05
In today’s film news roundup, New Jersey brings back its production incentives, TaTaTu is backing the feature film “Waiting for the Barbarians” and Sony has moved the opening of Tom Hanks’ “Greyhound.” RELEASE DATE Sony Pictures has changed the release date of Tom Hanks war drama “Greyhound” from Feb. 8 ...

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