Birthday: 09-07-1956
Age: 62
Star sign: Leo

I quote his famous line “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get…" This could the most use used line from a movie or even part of our pop-culture; you’ll even see this quote in any social media profile. The “Pop-Corn Guy” and “Peanut Guy” in Oakland Coliseum. Abaraham Lincoln 3 times and Tom Hanks 6 times share their great-great-grandfather John Hanks.

This one’s made famous by one and only Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks who was born on July 9, 1956 in California – U.S. he does have 3 siblings naming Jim the youngest –actor and director, Sandra the author, and Lawrence an Entomologist and professor from University of Illinois. He studied Theatre Arts from Chabot College. He later moved to California State University. He joined the Great Lakes Theater Festival and work as an all-stage assistant. He married Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987 and got divorced. He later married in Rita Wilson on 1988. He has 4 children including his famous son Colin Hanks who starred in the movie “My Mom’s New Boyfriend “along with Meg Ryan and Antonio Banderas. He got his Walk of Fame star on 1998 in front of Chinese Theatre. He worked in television films and series, also worked in major-critically-acclaimed films.

His first debut film was “He Knows You’re Alone in 1980. He made a quick rest and went back in 1984 for the movies “Splash” and “ Bachelor Party.” These were followed in 1985 with his “Volunteers” and “The Man With One Red Shoe.” In 1986 he made 3 movies naming “Nothing in Common” a comedic-drama film, “Every time We Say Goodbye” starred as American Pilot, and comedy-movie “The Money Pit.” He more films like “A League of Their Own” in 1992, “Big”, “Dragnet”, the famous “Sleepless in Seattle”, and his mile-stone-iconic-character “ Forrest Gump” on 1994 where he won Best Actor. He was so great and made numerous movies. He made another blockbuster “Saving Private Ryan”, “The Green Mile”, and his lifetime “Cast Away”. The “Road to Perdition” and he co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in “ Catch Me If You Can” in 2002. His critically-acclaimed movie “The Da Vinci Code” and “.” He is now often called “ Captain Phillips” in his 2013 movie and “Saving Mr. Banks” on 2013. This year 2015 he made 3 movies entitled: “Bridge of Spies”, comedy-drama movie “ A Hologram for the King”, and Meg Ryan’s “ Ithaca.” His upcoming movie in 2016 Ron Howard’s “ Inferno” a thriller-drama film.

Tom hanks bagged 15 major awards like 2 Academy Awards, 1 BAFTA Award, 4 Golden Globes, 6 Emmy Awards and 2 SAG Awards. He won Best Actor also for the movie Philadelphia. He won Britannia Award for Excellence in Film. He won Outstanding Lead Actor for Forrest Gump and Apollo 13. He won Golden Globe’s Best Actor for Big and Cast Away. Aside from this numerous nominations were given to him and his co-stars, directors, films that made him so influential in Film Industry.



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