Information You May Need To Know About Tom Hanks
|Net Worth||$350 million|
|Height/ Weight||6ft 0in/ 176lb|
Tom Hanks Biography
Tom Hanks (born Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) is an American actor and filmmaker. Hanks is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash (1984), Bachelor Party (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), You’ve Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Sully (2016), and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019).
He has also starred in the Robert Langdon films, and he voices Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon.
Hanks has collaborated with film director Steven Spielberg on five films to date: Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), Bridge of Spies (2015), and The Post (2017), as well as the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers, which launched Hanks as a successful director, producer, and screenwriter. In 2010, Spielberg and Hanks were executive producers on the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
Hanks’ films have grossed more than $4.9 billion at U.S. and Canadian box offices and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fifth-highest-grossing actor in North America. His awards include a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for his role in Philadelphia (1993), as well as a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People’s Choice Award for Forrest Gump (1994).
Hanks and Spencer Tracy are the only two actors to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in consecutive years. In 2004, he received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2014, he received a Kennedy Center Honor, and in 2016, he received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, as well as the French Legion of Honor.
Tom Hanks Age
He was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, CA. He is 64 years old.
Tom Hanks Wife | Sons
Hanks was married to American actress Samantha Lewes in 1978. They had one son, actor Colin Hanks (born 1977), and one daughter, Elizabeth Hanks (born 1982). Hanks and Samantha Lewes divorced in 1987. In 1981, Hanks met actress Rita Wilson on the set of TV comedy Bosom Buddies (1980–1982). They were reunited in 1985 on the set of Volunteers. Wilson is of Greek and Bulgarian descent and a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Before marrying her, Hanks converted to her faith. Hanks and Wilson married in 1988 and have two sons. The oldest, Chester Marlon “Chet” Hanks, had a minor role as a student in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and released a rap song in 2011. Their youngest, Truman Theodore, was born in 1995. Hanks lives with his family in Los Angeles, California, and Ketchum, Idaho.
Tom Hanks Movies
– The Golden Age (2019) … (executive producer)
– The Sixties (2019) … (executive producer)
– The Seventies (2019) … (executive producer)
– The 2000s to Today (2019) … (executive producer)
– The Nineties (2019) … (executive producer)
– The Eighties (2019) … (executive producer)
Tom Hanks Big
Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Adult Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish “to be big” and is then aged to adulthood overnight.
The film also stars Elizabeth Perkins, David Moscow as young Josh, John Heard, and Robert Loggia, and was written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg. It was produced by Gracie Films and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Upon release, Big was met with universal critical acclaim, particularly for Hanks’ performance. It was a huge commercial success as well, grossing $151 million worldwide against a production budget of $18 million. The film received Academy Award nominations for Best Actor (Hanks) and Best Original Screenplay.
Tom Hanks Mr.Rogers
Tom has featured in the drama film (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)which is directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster, inspired by the 1998 article “Can You Say … Hero?” by Tom Junod, published in Esquire.
The film stars Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Chris Cooper. It depicts Lloyd Vogel (Rhys), a journalist for Esquire who is assigned to profile television icon Fred Rogers (Hanks).
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2019, and was theatrically released in the United States on November 22, 2019, by Sony Pictures Releasing. It received praise from critics for Hanks’ and Rhys’ performances, Heller’s direction, and the heart-warming messages, and grossed $67 million worldwide.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood was chosen by Time magazine as one of the ten best films of the year. For his performance, Hanks was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and BAFTA Awards, among others.
Tom Hanks Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $350 million which he has gathered from his successful career as an actor.
Tom Hanks Coronavirus
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson diagnosed with coronavirus
Actor Tom Hanks says he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have been diagnosed with coronavirus.
In a statement posted to Instagram, Hanks said he and his wife were traveling in Australia when they were tested after exhibiting symptoms like tiredness, body aches, chills and “slight fevers.”
“Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requirements. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no?” he wrote.
A representative for Hanks confirmed the news to CNN and had no additional comment.
Warner Bros. confirmed the actor was in Australia doing pre-production work on a film about singer Elvis Presley.
“We are working closely with the appropriate Australian health agencies to identify and contact anyone who may have come in direct contact with the individual,” Warner Bros. said in a statement. “The health and safety of our company members are always our top priority, and we are taking precautions to protect everyone who works on our productions around the world.”
Hanks is set to play Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the film. Actor Austin Butler is playing Presley.
Baz Luhrmann is going to direct.
Hanks said he and his wife will “keep the world posted and updated.”
According to the World Health Organization, there are currently more than 120 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia.