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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. (1994)
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 (1980)
BACHELOR PARTY (1984)
THE MAN WITH ONE RED SHOE (1985)
THE MONEY PIT (1986)
NOTHING IN COMMON (1986)
THE 'BURBS (1989)
TURNER & HOOCH (1989)
JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO (1990)
THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES (1990)
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (1992)
SLEEPLESS IN SEATLLE (1993)
APOLLO 13 (1995)
toy story (1995)
THAT THING YOU DO (1996)
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (1998)
YOU'VE GOT MAIL (1998)
THE GREEN MILE (1999)
toy story 2 (1999)
CAST AWAY (2000)
ROAD TO PERDITION (2002)
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (2002)
THE LADY KILLERS (2004)
THE TERMINAL (2004)
THE POLAR EXPRESS (2004)
THE DA VINCI CODE (2006)
CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR (2007)
THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD (2008)
ANGELS & DEMONS (2009)
toy story 3 (2010)
saving mr. banks (2013)
bridge of spies (2015)
A Hologram for the king (2016)
the circle (2017)
toy story 4 (coming soon in 2019)
Hanks' television credits include:
BOSOM BUDDIES (series regular) (1980-1982)
FALLEN ANGELS (T.V. Series) (1993)
FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON (Mini-Series) (1998)
BAND OF BROTHERS (Mini-Series) (2001)
freedom: a history of us (2003)
Tom Hanks in FORREST GUMP.