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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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LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-29 17:17:31
TV highlights for May 31-June 6 include Amanda Peet in Season 2 of the true-crime series "Dear John" and Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in the bio-drama "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"

Tom Hanks Donates More Plasma After Recovering From COVID-19
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The actor is doing his part in helping combat the coronavirus outbreak.

'Splash' Stars Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah Reunite and Dish on Their Underwater Kiss
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-05-27 17:24:02
Josh Gad brought the cast and crew of the classic rom-com together over video chat for a new episode of 'Reunited Apart.'

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