Tom Hanks Biography
Tom Hanks is a well-known film director and actor in the United States. 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 (2017) are just some of (2019).
In addition to that, he has appeared in films based on the Robert Langdon series, and he provides the voice of Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. He is one of the most famous and well-known movie stars in the entire globe and is widely considered as an important figure in American cultural history.
Together, Hanks and Spielberg have worked on a total of six feature films: Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), Bridge of Spies (2015), and The Post (2017), in addition to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers, which established Hanks as a successful director, producer, and screenwriter. The Pacific was an HBO miniseries that was produced in 2010 with Spielberg and Hanks serving as executive producers.
Hanks’ films have earned more than $4.9 billion at box offices in the United States and Canada and more than $9.96 billion globally, which places him as the sixth highest-grossing actor in all of North America. For his part in Philadelphia (1993), he received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award; for Forrest Gump, he received a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People’s Choice Award; and he also has a Screen Actors Guild Award (1994).
Only Tom Hanks and Spencer Tracy have ever been awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor in back-to-back years at the Academy Awards. In 2004, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts bestowed upon him the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film (BAFTA). In 2014, he was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor; the following year, in 2016, President Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom; in addition, the French Legion of Honor was bestowed upon him.
Tom Hanks Age
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, CA. He is 66 years old.
Tom Hanks Wife | Sons
In 1978, Hanks wed American actress Samantha Lewes. The couple had no children. They were blessed with two children: an actor named Colin Hanks, who was born in 1977, and a daughter named Elizabeth Hanks (born 1982). In 1987, Hanks and Samantha Lewes ended their marriage and divorced. On the set of the television sitcom Bosom Buddies, where Tom Hanks was working in 1981, he was introduced to the actress Rita Wilson (1980–1982). On the set of Volunteers in 1985, they were able to get back together again. Wilson, who has ancestry in both Greece and Bulgaria, is a devout follower of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Hanks became a follower of her religion before they got married. Hanks and Wilson tied the knot in 1988, and they are now parents to two boys. The eldest, Chester Marlon “Chet” Hanks, appeared in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as a student and later released a rap song the same year (2011). Truman Theodore, who is their youngest child, was born in 1995. Both Los Angeles, California, and Ketchum, Idaho, are considered to be Hanks’ primary residences with his family.
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
Tom Hanks starred as Adult Josh Baskin in the American fantasy comedy picture Enormous, which was released in 1988 and was directed by Penny Marshall. The plot follows a small child named Josh Baskin who expresses the desire “to be big” and is instantly transformed into an adult.
Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg were the ones who wrote the screenplay for this movie, which also starred Elizabeth Perkins and David Moscow as a youthful version of Josh, John Heard, and Robert Loggia. Gracie Films was the company that oversaw production, and 20th Century Fox was in charge of distribution.
Big was greeted with widespread critical acclaim at its initial release, particularly for Hanks’ portrayal in the film. It grossed $151 million worldwide against a production budget of only $18 million, making it a major success on the commercial front as well. Hanks was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actor for his work in this movie, which also earned a nod for Best Original Screenplay.
Tom Hanks Mr.Rogers
Tom is one of the main characters in the drama film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which was adapted by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster from the 1998 article “Can You Say… Hero?” written by Tom Junod and published in Esquire. The film was directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster.
Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Chris Cooper are among the actors featured in the movie. Rhys plays the role of Lloyd Vogel, a writer working for Esquire who is tasked with writing a profile of television legend Fred Rogers (Hanks).
The film was presented for the first time to the public for the very first time at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2019, and it was released in theaters across the United States by Sony Pictures Releasing on November 22, 2019. It grossed $67 million worldwide and received positive reviews for the performances of Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys, as well as for the direction provided by Marielle Heller and the heartwarming messages.
Time magazine ranked it as one of the top ten finest films of the year, and they chose “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” as one of those films. Hanks received a number of nominations for several awards as a result of his performance, including the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the BAFTA Awards, amongst others.
Tom Hanks Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $400 million which he has gathered from his successful career as an actor.