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Tom Hanks

1956-07-09 Concord, California, USA

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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash (1984) and Big (1988). He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for starring as a gay lawyer suffering from AIDS in Philadelphia (1993) and a young man with below-average IQ in Forrest Gump (1994). Hanks collaborated with film director Steven Spielberg on five films: Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), Bridge of Spies (2015), and The Post (2017), as well as the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers, which launched him as a director, producer, and screenwriter. Hanks' other notable films include the romantic comedies Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and You've Got Mail (1998); the dramas Apollo 13 (1995), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), and Cloud Atlas (2012); and the biographical dramas Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Captain Phillips (2013), Sully (2016), and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019). He has also appeared as the title character in the Robert Langdon film series, and has voiced Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Hanks, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter Self 2022-09-22
Jennifer Lopez: Halftime Self 2022-06-08
Exclusively Elvis: A Special Edition of 20/20 Self 2022-06-21
Elvis Colonel Tom Parker 2022-06-22
Tom Hanks: Hollywood's Mr Nice Guy Himself (archive footage) 2022-01-02
A Man Called Otto Otto 2022-12-14
Beyond Infinity: Buzz and the Journey to Lightyear Woody (voice) (archive footage) 2022-06-10
Pinocchio Geppetto 2022-09-07
Celebrating America Host 2021-01-20
Clint Eastwood: A Cinematic Legacy Self 2021-09-09
Finch Finch 2021-11-04
A Night at the Academy Museum Himself 2021-10-12
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Self 2020-10-23
Disclosure Kip Wilson / Buffy Wilson (archive footage) 2020-06-19
Death to 2020 Self (archive footage) 2020-12-27
Greyhound Commander Krause 2020-07-10
News of the World Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd 2020-12-25
Toy Story 4 Woody (voice) 2019-06-19
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Fred Rogers 2019-09-07
Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal (archive footage) 2018-08-21
The Last Mile Himself 2018-12-01
The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science Will Mayo 2018-09-25
Die Clint Eastwood Story Himself 2018-02-07
Quincy Self 2018-09-21
California Typewriter Himself 2017-08-18
The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special David S. Pumpkins 2017-10-28
The Circle Eamon Bailey 2017-04-27
Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
The Post Ben Bradlee 2017-01-19
Inferno Robert Langdon 2016-10-13
Mike Nichols: An American Master 2016-01-29
A Hologram for the King Alan Clay 2016-04-22
Sully Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger 2016-09-07
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War Waitstill Sharp (voice) 2016-09-20
Sully: Sully Sullenberger - The Man Behind the Miracle Himself 2016-12-20
Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Himself 2015-12-10
Ithaca Mr. Macauley 2015-10-29
Bridge of Spies James B. Donovan 2015-10-15
Misery Loves Comedy Himself 2015-01-23
Toy Story That Time Forgot Woody (voice) 2014-12-02
The Concert for Valor Himself 2014-11-11
The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over Self 2014-05-13
And the Oscar Goes To... Self - Interviewee 2014-02-01
All In Himself 2014-05-27
Toy Story of Terror! Woody (Voice) 2013-10-16
Saving Mr. Banks Walt Disney 2013-11-29
Killing Lincoln Himself - Narrator 2013-02-16
Captain Phillips Captain Richard Phillips 2013-10-10
Cloud Atlas Dr. Henry Goose / Hotel Manager / Isaac Sachs / Dermot Hoggins / Cavendish Look-a-Like Actor / Zachry 2012-10-26
Partysaurus Rex Woody (voice) 2012-09-14
Inventing David Geffen Himself 2012-11-19
The Road We've Traveled Self - Narrator 2012-03-15
Electric City Cleveland Carr (voice) 2012-07-17
Hawaiian Vacation Woody (voice) 2011-06-16
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Thomas Schell 2011-12-25
Le Voyage extraordinaire Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2011-12-08
Small Fry Woody (voice) 2011-11-23
Larry Crowne Larry Crowne 2011-06-30
Boatlift Narrator 2011-09-08
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self (archive footage) 2010-05-04
Toy Story 3 Woody (voice) 2010-06-16
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Himself - Host 2009-11-29
Beyond All Boundaries Narrator 2009-11-09
Angels & Demons Robert Langdon 2009-05-13
Waking Sleeping Beauty Allen Bauer (archive footage) 2009-09-05
We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
The Great Buck Howard Mr. Gable 2008-01-18
A Timeless Call Himself - Narrator 2008-08-07
Charlie Wilson's War Charlie Wilson 2007-12-19
The Simpsons Movie Himself (voice) 2007-07-25
The Pixar Story Self / Woody / Scott Turner 2007-08-28
Cars Woody Car (voice) 2006-06-08
The Da Vinci Code Robert Langdon 2006-05-17
Pennis from Heaven Self 2005-03-28
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Narrator (voice) 2005-01-01
The Terminal Viktor Navorski 2004-06-17
Elvis Has Left the Building Mailbox-Elvis 2004-08-27
Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' Himself 2004-05-25
The Ladykillers Professor G.H. Dorr 2004-03-25
Making a 'Splash' Self / Allen Bauer 2004-03-30
People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
The Polar Express Hero Boy / Father / Conductor / Hobo / Scrooge / Santa Claus 2004-11-10
Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Horatio Nelson Jackson (voice) 2003-10-06
'Catch Me If You Can': Behind the Camera Himself 2003-05-06
Rebels of Oakland: The A's, The Raiders, The '70s 2003-12-10
Concert for George Self 2003-10-03
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch Self - Interviewee 2002-01-01
Catch Me If You Can Carl Hanratty 2002-12-16
Road to Perdition Michael Sullivan 2002-07-12
Rescued from the Closet Himself 2001-05-29
America: A Tribute to Heroes Self 2001-09-21
Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile Himself / Paul Edgecomb 2000-06-13
Shooting War Narrator 2000-12-07
Cast Away Chuck Noland 2000-12-22
Stephen King: Shining in the Dark 1999-09-09
Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special Self 1999-09-25
Toy Story 2 Woody (voice) 1999-10-30
Return with Honor Narrator 1999-06-11
The Green Mile Paul Edgecomb 1999-12-10
The Harryhausen Chronicles Himself (archive footage) 1998-01-27
Saving Private Ryan Captain John H. Miller 1998-07-24
You've Got Mail Joe Fox 1998-02-26
The Universal Story Himself (archive footage) 1996-04-21
The Celluloid Closet Himself 1996-01-30
That Thing You Do! Mr. White 1996-10-04
The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1996-12-18
Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996-01-01
Making Toy Story Self 1995-12-02
Apollo 13 Jim Lovell 1995-06-30
Toy Story Woody (voice) 1995-10-30
Vault of Horror I Baxter 1994-07-02
Forrest Gump Forrest Gump 1994-06-23
Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump Himself 1994-10-01
Philadelphia Andrew Beckett 1993-12-22
Sleepless in Seattle Sam Baldwin 1993-06-24
Radio Flyer Older Mike/Narrator (uncredited) 1992-02-21
A League of Their Own Jimmy Dugan 1992-07-01
The Best of Disney: 50 years of Magic 1991-05-20
The Bonfire of the Vanities Sherman McCoy 1990-12-21
Joe Versus the Volcano Joe Banks 1990-03-09
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Self 1989-09-24
The 'Burbs Ray Peterson 1989-02-17
Turner & Hooch Scott Turner 1989-07-28
Big Joshua "Josh" Baskin 1988-06-03
Punchline Steven Gold 1988-10-07
Dragnet Pep Streebeck 1987-06-23
Every Time We Say Goodbye David Bradley 1986-11-14
The Money Pit Walter Fielding, Jr. 1986-03-26
Nothing in Common David Basner 1986-07-29
The Man with One Red Shoe Richard 1985-07-18
Volunteers Lawrence Whatley Bourne III 1985-08-16
Bachelor Party Rick Gassko 1984-06-29
Splash Allen Bauer 1984-03-09
Mazes and Monsters Robbie Wheeling 1982-12-27
He Knows You're Alone Elliot 1980-09-12
The Ocean at the End of the Lane The Man
Major Matt Mason Major Matt Mason
Asteroid City