Bio: Tom Hanks (born Thomas Jeffrey Hanks in Concord, CA on July 9, 1956) is an American film actor, director, producer and writer. He’s a two-time Academy Award winner and a two-time Golden Globe winner.
Best Known For:
Tom Hanks is best known for being a beloved film actor, playing an ordinary man most of the time in a larger-than-life experience. His most famous movie is arguably Forrest Gump. Other well-known roles are Big, A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You’ve Got Mail, The Green Mile, Toy Story, Cast Away, Road to Perdition, Catch Me If You Can, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and Captain Phillips.
Tom Hanks has been married twice. He first married Samantha Lewes in 1978, and had two children with her: Colin and Elizabeth. Then, he married Rita Wilson in 1988. Together, they had sons Truman and Chester. Tom’s son Colin has two children. Tom also has Type 2 diabetes.
Fresh off the immense success of her last movie ‘Beauty & The Beast,’ Emma Watson is back on the big screen alongside Tom Hanks in the thriller ‘The Circle.’ But does the film live up to the book? Our editors — one who read the book and one who did not — review it here. WARNING: spoilers ahead!
The 2017 Oscar nominees were announced on Jan. 24, and some very notable names were left off the list. From Taraji P. Henson to Tom Hanks to Ryan Reynolds, these actors were shockingly snubbed by the Academy this year, and I’m not happy about it.
It’s the end of an era! Several stars paid tribute to President Obama in an emotional farewell video featuring Tom Hanks, Kerry Washington, John Legend and more. Celebrities shared their fondest memories during his administration. Click to watch!
Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively’s precious baby daughter James is apparently just as big of a Tom Hanks fan as her father! In fact, to prove just how much of an influence Tom has over the Reynolds fam, Ryan revealed his daughter’s 1st sentence during his Critic’s Choice Awards acceptance speech! Find out which Tom Hanks quote she said here.
Aww! President Barack Obama gave out his final round of Medals of Freedom at the White House Nov. 22, and honorees like Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro and more were so moved by the moment. We’ve got pics of all the proud recipients, right here!
David S. Pumpkins is taking the movie biz by storm! The beloved ‘SNL’ character portrayed by Tom Hanks, became an overnight sensation for his bizarre appeal! Now, the iconic character is being featured in several of the biggest horror films out there! Check out the hilarious montage!
Tom Hanks is back as Robert Langdon in the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno,’ which was released in theaters on Oct. 28. Is the latest movie in the series the best and boldest? Here’s what the critics are saying!