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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks could be "Geppetto" in the live-action Pinocchio
Infobox
Name
Thomas Jeffrey
Birthday
July 09, 1956
Age
65
Size
1.82 m (6 ft)
Surname
Hanks
Partner
Rita Wilson
Children
Colin Hanks, Elizabeth Hanks, Chet Hanks, Truman Hanks
Zodiac sign
Cancer

Tom Hanks is a treasured American actor and producer, who won the Oscar for Best Actor twice! Among Tom's most prominent works are films such as PhiladelphiaForrest GumpYou've Got MailCast AwayThe Da Vinci Code, and Toy Story

Tom Hanks: America's Treasure

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born on July 9, 1956. It was in 1981 that Tom made his acting debut in a horror movie titled He Knows You're Alone. Tom Hanks later went on to star in films such as SplashThe Money Pit, or Big, with which he earned his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor as well as his first Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical. However, Tom's great acting success came in the 1990s, as he starred in movies such as A League of Their Own as well as Sleepless in Seattle. In 1993 he starred in Philadelphia with Denzel Washington, a film for which he won his first Oscar for Best Actor as well as his second Golden Globe for Best Actor in Drama. A year later, he won the lead actor in the drama Forrest Gump, with which he won his second consecutive Oscar for Best Actor, for which he was also awarded at the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 1995 Tom also starred in Apollo 13 and began voicing the character "Woody" in Toy Story. In 1998 he starred in Saving Private Ryan, with which he was nominated again for an Oscar, in addition to You've Got Mail, while in the 2000s he starred in the films Cast Away, The TerminalThe Da Vinci Code, or Angels and Demons. Hanks has also participated in films such as Captain PhillipsSully, or A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

The Hanks Family 

Tom Hanks has been married twice in his life. The first occurred in 1978 when he married Samantha Lewes, with whom he had two children. The first of them was the actor Colin Hanks, who was born in 1977, while his second child was Elisabeth Ann, who was born in 1982. Tom and Samantha divorced in 1985. Years later, in 2002, Samantha tragically died from cancer. In the late 1980s, Tom married actress Rita Wilson, with whom he had two more children: Chester Marlon, born in 1991, and Truman Theodore, who was born in 1996. Tom and Rita have since remained a power couple. In March 2020 they both tested positive for COVID-19, becoming two of the best-known celebrities to contract it first.

Tom Hanks Fun Facts: 

  • His mother was a relative of former United States President Abraham Lincoln. 
  • He likes football and is a faithful supporter of Aston Villa, in the English Premier League. 
  • He has type 2 diabetes.
  • He collects typewriters!
  • In 1996 NASA named an asteroid after Tom. 
  • In addition to the American nationality, he is also Greek. 

Questions and answers about Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is a treasured American actor and producer, who won the Oscar for Best Actor twice! Among Tom's most prominent works are films such as Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, You've Got Mail, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, and Toy Story. 
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Tom Hanks was born on 9 July 1956
Tom Hanks is 65 years old
Tom Hanks is in a relationship with Rita Wilson
Yes, Tom Hanks has 4 children: Colin Hanks, Elizabeth Hanks, Chet Hanks, Truman Hanks
Tom Hanks is 1.82 m (6 ft) tall
Tom Hanks is Cancer