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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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Tom Hanks' a Great Fit to Play Elvis' Manager, Says His Widow Loanne Parker
TMZ, 2019-07-06 07:40:00
Tom Hanks doesn't play the bad guy in movies, and the wife of "Colonel Tom" Parker hopes it stays that way in the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic. Loanne Parker tells TMZ ... Hanks is the perfect actor to play her late husband -- who was Elvis'…

Tom Hanks -- Good Genes or Good Docs?!
TMZ, 2019-06-23 07:01:00
Tom Hanks' good looks are nothing to toy around with!!! Here is a 30-year-old version of the 'Toy Story' voice actor showing off his long luscious locks at the 59th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California back in 1987 (left).  And…

Spoilers! Tom Hanks explains that surprising 'Toy Story 4' ending: 'It's pretty profound'
USA Today Movies, 2019-06-22 15:30:06
After four "Toy Story" films with Woody, Buzz and the gang, Tom Hanks explains a major life decision made in the Pixar movie's finale. (Spoilers!)        

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