Tom Hanks

Oscar Wins & Nominations

Tom Hanks is one of the most beloved actors of his generation & over the course of his career, he’s been celebrated by the Academy Awards for his best roles.

In 1989, he was nominated for his first Oscar for his role in the film ‘Big’. Sadly he lost to Dustin Hoffman.

However, he won his first Oscar in 1994 for his second nomination, for his role ‘Philadelphia’.

He then came back the following year and won again in the Best Actor category for playing the titular role in ‘Forrest Gump’

Only two actors have ever won two consecutive Best Actor Awards:  Tom Hanks and Spencer Tracy

In 1999, Tom nabbed his fourth Best Actor nomination for his role in ‘Saving Private Ryan’, but he lost to Roberto Benigni.

He unfortunately lost again in the category in 2001, when he was nominated for  ‘Cast Away’.

His most recent nomination was in 2020 for playing Mr. Rogers in the film, ‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood’.  He lost to Brad Pitt.

Take a look back at all of his best roles here!

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