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Tom Hanks - from Romantic Comedies to WW2
Super Star & Best Actor Winner
About Tom HanksTom Hanks is an incredibly popular and successful film star of the 1990s. Saying you don't like Tom Hanks is like saying you don't like mom, God, or apple pie.
Tom Hanks came to films following moderate success on TV in the drag comedy "Bosom Buddies." Hank's defining role was as the child in an adult body in BIG. Notable films include: SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, PHILADELPHIA, FORREST GUMP, APOLLO 13, YOU'VE GOT MAIL, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, THE GREEN MILE, ROAD TO PERDITION, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, CAST AWAY, THE TERMINAL, THE DA VINCI CODE, and THE POLAR EXPRESS.
Tom Hanks won Best Actor Awards for both PHILADELPHIA and FORREST GUMP.
He recently made his directorial debut with the music fable THAT THING YOU DO! Tom Hanks has truly become a lovable screen persona, like a Jimmy Stewart for the 1990s.
Tom's new films include: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS and EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE.
1993: PHILADELPHIA (Drama)
Tom Hanks won his first Oscar for his performance as a lawyer dying of AIDS.
1994: FORREST GUMP (Comedy/Drama)
Tom Hanks won his second Best Actor Oscar for his heartwarming performance as the title character.
About Tom Hanks (1957 -)
American leading man in the eighties and nineties.
Tom Hanks won two "back-to-back" Best Actor Oscars for his performances in PHILADELPHIA and FORREST GUMP.
He was also nominated for: BIG.
In addition to being the star, THAT THING YOU DO! was written and directed by Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks' other credits include:
HE KNOWS YOU'RE ALONE
THE MAN WITH ONE RED SHOE
THE MONEY PIT
NOTHING IN COMMON
TURNER & HOOCH
JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO
THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
SLEEPLESS IN SEATLLE
THAT THING YOU DO
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
YOU'VE GOT MAIL
THE GREEN MILE
ROAD TO PERDITION
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
THE LADY KILLERS
THE POLAR EXPRESS
THE DA VINCI CODE
CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR
THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD
ANGELS & DEMONS
Hanks' television credits include:
BOSOM BUDDIES (series regular)
FALLEN ANGELS (T.V. Series)
FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON (1998 Mini-Series)
BAND OF BROTHERS (2001 Mini-Series)
Tom Hanks in FORREST GUMP.