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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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‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer: Introducing Forky
NY Times Movies, 2018-11-12 16:42:42
Tony Hale joins the returning members of the voice cast, including Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack. The movie is due next June.

Tom Hanks on Pittsburgh shooting: "Love thy neighbor with no exceptions"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-11-02 13:12:46
The Oscar-winning actor filmed a biopic about Mr. Fred Rogers in the same city

Emmy Winner Dies After Falling Off Balcony on Set of Mr. Rogers Movie
TMZ, 2018-10-12 13:38:00
A crew member on the set of Tom Hanks' upcoming Mr. Rogers movie died after suffering a heart attack and falling off a balcony. James Emswiller, who won an Emmy in 2015, was taking a smoke break on the balcony when the coronary struck as he stood on…

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