Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is one of the most famous and well-known movie stars around the world and is considered an American cultural icon.
|Tom Hanks Bio|
|Famous As||Tom Hanks|
|Profession||Actor, Film Maker|
|Birthday||July 9th, 1956|
|Birth Place||Concord, California, USA|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (183 cm)|
|Weight||171 lbs (78 kg)|
|Body Measurements||40 – 34 – 16|
|Net Worth||$400 million|
|Birth/Full Name||Thomas Jeffrey Hanks|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Eye Color||Moss Green|
|Hair Color||Hair Color|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Father||Amos Mefford Hanks (Itinerant Cook)|
|Mother||Janet Marylyn (Frager; Hospital Worker)|
|Brother||Larry Hanks (Older Brother; Entomology Professor at the University of Illinois) and Jim Hanks (Younger Brother; Actor and Filmmaker)|
|Sister||Sandra Hanks (Older Sister; Writer)|
|Son||Colin Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks, and Chet Hanks|
|Daughter||Elizabeth Ann Hanks|
|Spouse||Rita Wilson (1985 – Present)|
|Dating/Affairs With||Samantha Lewes (1975 – 1987), Rita Wilson (1985 – Present)|
|School||Skyline High School|
|College/University||Chabot CollegeCalifornia State University|
Tom Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California, the son of Janet Marilyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, a traveling cook.
He studied theater at “Chabot College” in California, and transferred to California State University, Sacramento, two years later.
Tom Hanks is best known for his various comedic and dramatic film roles, including Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You Have Got Mail, The Green Mile, Cast Away, Road to Perdition, and The Da Vinci Code (2006) ), as well as for his voice work in the animated films The Polar Express (2004) and the Toy Story series.
Tom Hanks films have grossed over $4.5 billion at the box office in the United States and Canada and over $9.0 billion worldwide, making him the third highest-grossing actor in North America.
Tom Hanks has been nominated for several awards during his career. He received a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia, as well as a Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and People’s Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump.
In 2004, he was awarded the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2014, he was awarded the Kennedy Center Medal, and in 2016, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, as well as the French Legion of Honor.
Tom Hanks was married to American actress Samantha Lewis from 1978 until they divorced in 1987. Together they had two children: son Colin Hanks and daughter Elizabeth Hanks. In 1988, Hanks married actress Rita Wilson, with whom he co-starred in the movie Volunteers. They have two sons.
Age, Height & Measurements
Tom Hanks is 65 years old. Tom Hanks’s height stands at 6 Feet 0 Inches (183 centimeters) and his weight is 171 pounds (78 kilograms). Body measurements 40 – 34 – 16 and Cancer of the zodiac.