Tom Hanks - from Romantic Comedies
Super Star & Best Actor Winner
Tom 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
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 1990's.
Tom's new films include: ANGELS & DEMONS and THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD.
1993: PHILADELPHIA (Drama)
Tom Hanks won for his performance as a lawyer
dying of aids.
(Epic 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
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
THAT THING YOU DO
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.