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Hanks receiving the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors Medallion, December 2014

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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.

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  • 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)

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“I’m not here to challenge the accuracy of the costumes,” says costume designer Julie Weiss, whose credits include, “12 Monkeys,” “Frida” and “American Beauty.” Weiss is talking about the countless uniforms she needed for “Greyhound,” the Aaron Schneider film starring Tom Hanks as Navy Commander Ernest Krause. Streaming on Apple ...

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USA Today Movies, 2020-07-09 19:06:55
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USA Today Movies, 2020-07-07 20:43:28
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