Actor Tom Hanks Biography

Actor Tom Hanks

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Birth Name: Tom Hanx
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Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: cancer
Age:   61 Years
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Born on July 9, 1956, Tom Hanks is a well-known American actor and filmmaker, who is mostly known for his movies Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Cast Away and much more. He was born as Thomas Jeffry Hanks to his parents Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford Hanks in Concord, California, Unites States. He has three siblings named Sandra, Larry, and Jim. Tom parents got divorced while he was just at the age of 4, and he lived with his father. He belongs to White ethnicity and his nationality is American.

During Tom’s childhood, his family often moved and he lived in different houses. Tom Hanx is currently of the famous and well-known actors of Hollywood industry and he is also one of the Oscar-winning actors.

Tom Hanks got married to Samanta Lewes in 1978. His ex-wife was also an American actress. They were married till 1987 when they got divorced. They have two children Collin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks. After he married his second wife Rita Wilson in on April 30, 1988. His wife Rita Wilson is also a famous American actress and producer. They are together since their marriage and are blessed with two children Chester Marlon and Truman Theodore.

Recently Tom Hanks bought a new car and he posted on his Twitter, “I’m so excited about my new car Tom Hanks”. He bought an iconic communist-era car and posted a picture to his Twitter.The Oscar-winning actor is one of the richest personalities in Hollywood.  According to the recent data, he has already crossed a net worth around $390 million. 

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Born in Concord, California United States.

1956 9th of July

Tom Hanks was born in the mid-1950s in Concord, California United States. He was born to his parents Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford Hanks and he had three siblings: Sandra, Larry, and Jim. He is well known as the Oscar-winning actor.


Married with Samantha Lewis

1978 24th of January

Tom Hanks married his first wife Samantha Lewis, a famous American actress on 24 January 1978. They were together for than decade but they got divorced in 1987. They had two children named Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks.


Movie debut from "He Knows When You’re Alone"


Tom Hanks made his acting debut from the movie "He Knows When You’re Alone" in 1980.  He came to New York in 1979 and started filming for this movie. He was cast as the role of Elliot in this movie and he was the lead actor in that movie.


Television debut from "The Love Bat"


Tom Hanks made his television series debut from "The Love Bat" in the year 1980. In that series, he had the role of Rick Martin. After that, he got to be cast in many television series and his last appearance was The Eighties, 2016.


Academy Award for Best Actor for Forrest Gump


Tom Hanks has won many awards in his career and he is also known as the Oscar-winning actor. He has won Academy Awards for the Best Actor for the movie Forrest Gump in 1994. He has won many awards including Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards, SAG Awards and many other different category awards. 


Produced his first movie Cast Away


Tom Hanks produced his first movie Cast Away in 2000. In that movie, he worked as an actor and also as the producer. The movie Cast Away as a big hit in that time till now people take this movie as one of the nicest movies. In that movie, he had the role as Paul Edgecomb.


Net worth is $390 million


Tom Hanks is one of the richest Hollywood actors. He has worked as a producer and actor in many movies and television shows. In 2014, his net worth was estimated to be around $390 million, from which his current net worth should be more than it. 


Upcoming work in Toy Story 4,


Tom Hanks upcoming work will be in Toy Story 4, which will be released in 2019. Toy Story is a series is animated movie, which is one of the blockbuster series. In Toy Story 4, Tom has given his voice to the role of Sheriff Woody.

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