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Tom Hanks

Film Director / Actor / Film Producer / Writer / Screenwriter / Composer / Character Actor / Television Director / Television Producer | * 07/09/1956 (63) | Concord, California, USA
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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks' films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fifth-highest-grossing actor in North America. Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash (1984) and Big (1988). He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for starring as a gay lawyer suffering from AIDS in Philadelphia (1993) and a young man with below-average IQ in Forrest Gump (1994). Hanks collaborated with film director Steven Spielberg on five films: Saving Private Ryan (1998), ()
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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor, producer, writer and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title role in Forrest Gump, Commander James A. Lovell in Apollo 13, Captain John H. Miller in Saving Private Ryan, Joe Fox in You've Got Mail and Chuck Noland in Cast Away. Hanks won consecutive Best Actor Academy Awards, in 1993 for Philadelphia and in 1994 for Forrest Gump. U.S. domestic box office totals for his films exceed $3.9 billion.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Tom Hanks

2x Academy Award for Best Actor Primetime Emmy Award Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Theatre World Award Presidential Medal of Freedom Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award Knight of The Legion of Honour 5x Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Tom Hanks as Actor(112)

as Colonel Tom Parker2021 Elvis
2020 BIOS
as Commander Ernest Krause, USN2020 Greyhound
as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd2020 News of the World
as Woody (voice)2019 Toy Story 4
as Major Matt Mason2019 Major Matt Mason
as himself2018 Quincy
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal
as Ben Bradlee2017 The Post
as himself2017 Spielberg
as Eamon Bailey2017 The Circle
as himself2017 California Typewriter
as Robert Langdon2016 Inferno
as Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger2016 Sully
as Waitstill Sharp (voice)2016 Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
as Alan Clay2016 A Hologram for the King
as Mr. Macauley2015 Ithaca
as James B. Donovan2015 Bridge of Spies
as Woody (voice)2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot
as himself2014 The Concert for Valor
as Himself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Himself - Narrator2013 Killing Lincoln
as Walt Disney2013 Saving Mr. Banks
as Woody (Voice)2013 Toy Story of Terror!
as Captain Richard Phillips2013 Captain Phillips
as Cleveland Carr (voice)2012 Electric City
as Woody2012 Partysaurus Rex
as himself2012 Inventing David Geffen
as Dr. Henry Goose / Hotel Manager / Isaac Sachs / Dermot Hoggins / Cavendish Look-a-Like Actor / Zachr2012 Cloud Atlas
as Narrator2011 Boatlift
as Woody (voice)2011 Small Fry
as Larry Crowne2011 Larry Crowne
as Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)2011 The Extraordinary Voyage
as Woody (voice)2011 Hawaiian Vacation
as Woody (voice)2010 Toy Story 3
as Narrator2009 Beyond All Boundaries
as Robert Langdon2009 Angels & Demons
as Himself - Narrator2008 A Timeless Call
as Mr. Gable2008 The Great Buck Howard
as himself2008 Making 'John Adams'
as himself2007 The Pixar Story
as Charlie Wilson2007 Charlie Wilson's War
as Himself (voice)2007 The Simpsons Movie
as Robert Langdon2006 The Da Vinci Code
as Woody Car (voice)2006 Cars
as Mailbox-Elvis2004 Elvis Has Left the Building
as Viktor Navorski2004 The Terminal
as Professor G.H. Dorr2004 The Ladykillers
as Hero Boy / Father / Conductor / Hobo / Scrooge / Santa Claus (voice)2004 The Polar Express
as Horatio Nelson Jackson (voice)2003 Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
as Michael Sullivan2002 Road to Perdition
as Carl Hanratty2002 Catch Me If You Can
as Chuck Noland2000 Cast Away
as Himself / Paul Edgecomb2000 Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile
as Narrator2000 Shooting War
as Paul Edgecomb1999 The Green Mile
as Woody (voice)1999 Toy Story 2
as Narrator1999 Return with Honor
as Joe Fox1998 You've Got Mail
as Himself (archive footage)1998 The Harryhausen Chronicles
as Captain John H. Miller1998 Saving Private Ryan
as Himself (archive footage)1996 The Universal Story
as Mr. White1996 That Thing You Do!
as himself1996 The Celluloid Closet
as Jim Lovell1995 Apollo 13
as Woody (voice)1995 Toy Story
as Forrest Gump1994 Forrest Gump
as Baxter1994 Vault of Horror I
as Andrew Beckett1993 Philadelphia
as Sam Baldwin1993 Sleepless in Seattle
as Jimmy Dugan1992 A League of Their Own
as Older Mike/Narrator (uncredited)1992 Radio Flyer
as Joe Banks1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
as Sherman McCoy1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
as Scott Turner1989 Turner & Hooch
as Ray Peterson1989 The 'Burbs
as Joshua "Josh" Baskin1988 Big
as Steven Gold1988 Punchline
as Pep Streebeck1987 Dragnet
as Walter Fielding, Jr.1986 The Money Pit
as David Basner1986 Nothing in Common
as David Bradley1986 Every Time We Say Goodbye
as Lawrence Whatley Bourne III1985 Volunteers
as Richard Harlan Drew1985 The Man with One Red Shoe
as Rick Gassko1984 Bachelor Party
as Allen Bauer1984 Splash
as Robbie Wheeling1982 Mazes and Monsters
as Elliot1980 He Knows You're Alone

TV Shows/Series with Tom Hanks as Actor(43)

Movies with Tom Hanks as Crew(37)

Production/Executive Producer2020 No Better Place to Die
Writing/Screenplay2020 Greyhound
Production/Producer2020 News of the World
Production/Producer2019 The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Production/Producer2019 In the Garden of Beasts
Production/Executive Producer2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Production/Producer2017 The Circle
Production/Producer2016 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Production/Executive Producer2015 Ithaca
Production/Producer2013 Parkland
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Assassination of President Kennedy
Production/Executive Producer2012 Game Change
Directing/Director2011 Larry Crowne
Production/Producer2011 Larry Crowne
Writing/Screenplay2011 Larry Crowne
Crew/Thanks2011 The Extraordinary Voyage
Production/Executive Producer2009 My Life in Ruins
Production/Producer2009 Where the Wild Things Are
Production/Producer2008 City of Ember
Production/Executive Producer2008 Mamma Mia!
Production/Producer2008 The Great Buck Howard
Production/Producer2007 Charlie Wilson's War
Production/Executive Producer2007 Evan Almighty
Production/Producer2006 Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Production/Producer2006 The Ant Bully
Production/Producer2006 Starter for 10
Production/Producer2004 Connie and Carla
Production/Executive Producer2004 The Polar Express
Production/Producer2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Production/Producer2001 We Stand Alone Together
Production/Producer2000 Cast Away
Directing/Director1996 That Thing You Do!
Writing/Screenplay1996 That Thing You Do!
Directing/Director1994 Vault of Horror I

TV Shows/Series with Tom Hanks as Crew(14)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Masters of the Air
Production/Executive Producer2018 1968: The Year That Changed America
Production/Executive Producer2017 Saga of Tanya the Evil
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Nineties
Production/Producer2016 The Eighties
Production/Producer2015 The Seventies
Production/Producer2014 The Sixties
Writing/Writer2012 Electric City
Production/Executive Producer2006 Big Love
Directing/Director1998 From the Earth to the Moon
Production/Executive Producer1998 From the Earth to the Moon
Writing/Writer1998 From the Earth to the Moon
Directing/Director1993 Fallen Angels
Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Tom Hanks
Born: Monday, 07/09 1956 (July) in Concord (current age: 63 years + 270 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: California State University, Sacramento, Chabot College, Skyline High School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild of America West, Directors Guild of America
Net worth estimate: 390,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Samantha Lewes, Rita Wilson
Children: Colin Hanks, Elizabeth Hanks, Chet Hanks, Truman Hanks
Siblings: Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks
Related to: James J. Hanks
Other names for Tom Hanks (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Thomas Jeffrey Hanks"
"Том Хэнкс"
"توم هانكس"
"トム・ハンクス"
"톰 행크스"
"ทอม แฮงส์"
"汤姆·汉克斯"
"Том Генкс"
"Том Хенкс"
"Томас Джеффрі Генкс"
"Τομ Χανκς"
"टॉम हैंक्स"
"Томас Джефри Ханкс"
Tom Hanks frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (33x, Actor)
Bill Hader (28x, Actor)
Steven Spielberg (23x, Crew)
Gary Goetzman (21x, Crew)
John Lasseter (19x, Crew)
Martin Short (19x, Actor)
Charlize Theron (15x, Actress)
Andrew Stanton (15x, Crew)
Chris Rock (15x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (14x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (14x, Actress)
Glenn Close (14x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:201, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/03/2020