Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. Hanks is known for his roles in Apollo 13, Big, That Thing You Do!, The Green Mile, You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Charlie Wilson's War, Catch Me If You Can, Forrest Gump, A League of Their Own, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons and as the voice of Woody in the Toy Story movie franchise.

He has earned and been nominated for numerous awards during his career, including winning a Golden Globe for Best Actor and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia and a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People's Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump, and earning the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the BAFTAs in 2004.

Hanks is also known for his collaboration with film director Steven Spielberg on Saving Private Ryan and the mini-series Band of Brothers, which launched Hanks also as a successful director, producer and writer.

As of 2012, Hanks' films have grossed over $4.2 billion at the United States box office alone, and over $8.5 billion worldwide making him the highest all-time box office star.

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Tom Hanks - Other Activities
... supporter of NASA's manned space program, Hanks has said that he originally wanted to be an astronaut but "didn't have the math." Hanks is a member of the National Space Society, serving on the Board of ... In addition, Hanks co-wrote and co-produced Magnificent Desolation Walking on the Moon 3D, an IMAX film about the moon landings ... Hanks also provided the voice over for the premiere of the show Passport to the Universe at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York ...
The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien - History - Final Week of Shows
... The guests for the final episode were Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell, and musical guest Neil Young ... Tom Hanks was the final interview of both O'Brien's Tonight Show and David Letterman's Late Night ... When introduced, Tom Hanks brought out two glasses of "scotch", later revealed to be cream soda ...
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... a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall movie or he loses his star, Tom Hanks ... Rick Yorkin is producing a blockbuster with Tom Hanks and Simone Duvall and needs Millie Marquand to perform the role of Tom Hanks' mother ...
Turner & Hooch - Reception and Legacy
... remain for a sequel despite its revived popularity following Hanks' rise to success ... as a surgical team in the episode "My Faith in Humanity" (Doctor Turner was played by Jim Hanks, Tom Hanks' brother) ... on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, O'Brien gave Tom Hanks a preserved dog skeleton, claiming it was his old friend Hooch ...
Screen Actors Guild Award For Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture - Winners and Nominees - 1990s
... Winners Cast members 1995 Apollo 13 Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks, Ed Harris, Bill Paxton, Kathleen Quinlan, Gary Sinise Get Shorty Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, James Gandolfini, Gene Hackman, Delroy ... Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet 1996 The Birdcage Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Dan Futterman, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Robin ... Huison, Bruce Jones, Lesley Sharp, William Snape, Hugo Speer, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Woof Boogie Nights Don Cheadle, Heather Graham, Luis Guzmán, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Thomas Jane ...

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