Tom Hanks

Actor, Celebrity

1956 –

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Who is Tom Hanks?

Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving success as a dramatic actor portraying 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, Michael Sullivan in Road to Perdition, and Sheriff Woody in Disney/Pixar's Toy Story. Hanks is the third most successful actor in terms of box office totals, which exceed $3.3 billion. He is one of the best American actors.

Famous Quotes:

  • “Oprah Winfrey today you are surrounded by nothing but love.”

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Born
Jul 9, 1956
Concord
Also known as
  • Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
  • Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks
  • Tom
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Portuguese American
  • British American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Skyline High School
  • Chabot College
    Theatre
Lived in
  • Oakland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013