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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

Jonah from 'Sleepless in Seattle' Getting Divorced
TMZ, 2019-07-26 20:29:07
The adorable kid who played Jonah, Tom Hanks' son, in "Sleepless in Seattle" is getting divorced ... TMZ has learned. Ross Malinger's wife, Kelsey, filed Friday to end their marriage. She filed without the help of a lawyer. The couple has no…

'Joker,' Tom Hanks' Mr. Rogers biopic to premiere at Toronto Film Festival
USA Today Movies, 2019-07-23 21:23:33
Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' origin story, a Mr. Rogers biopic with Tom Hanks, and Jennifer Lopez as a stripper will premiere at Toronto Film Festival.        

Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Joaquin Phoenix films top Toronto's lineup of galas and premieres
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-07-23 14:45:58
The initial 2019 Toronto International Film Festival program announcement, which starts to focus the fall season and awards pictures, includes Netflix titles and films starring Jamie Foxx, Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Nicole Kidman and many more.

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