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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

In the news

Tom Hanks ends 20-year drought with new Oscar nomination
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-13 16:33:55
With a supporting actor nod for playing Fred Rogers in 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' Tom Hanks receives his first Oscar nomination in nearly 20 years.

Savannah Guthrie returns to 'Today' post-eye injury, interviews Golden Globes honoree Tom Hanks
USA Today TV, 2020-01-06 14:08:31
Savannah Guthrie is back hosting "Today" after eye surgery. She chatted with Golden Globes honoree Tom Hanks on his legacy as Hollywood's nice guy.       

The 7 must-see moments from the Golden Globe Awards
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-06 05:56:07
Tom Hanks, Kate McKinnon, Patricia Arquette, Brad Pitt and Joaquin Phoenix, intentionally or not, produced the must-see moments of the 2020 Golden Globes.

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