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Tom Hanks (1956-    )
Californian Tom Hanks is the most successful film actor of his generation. Beginning with parts on TV in shows such as 'The Love Boat', 'Taxi', and 'Happy Days', in the early 1980s, and playing quirky, adolescent characters in his early film career, Hanks has come a long way, starring in arguably more blockbusters than any other actor in recent film history, including 'Philadelphia (1993)', 'Forrest Gump (1994)', 'Apollo 13 (1995)', 'Toy Story (1995)', and 'Saving Private Ryan (1998)'. Hanks also starred in the notable TV series 'Band Of Brothers (2001)'.

Hanks was the first actor to win back to back Best Actor Oscars - in 1993 and 1994 - since Spencer Tracy in the 1930s, for his portrayal of brave Andrew Beckett in 'Philadelphia', and the lovable Forrest Gump.

An environmentalist, a Trekkie, and distant ancestor of Abraham Lincoln, Tom Hanks is the youngest-ever recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, which he received in 2002, and he helps actors internationally as a member of the International Thespian Society.

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Turner & Hooch [DVD] [1990]
The Money Pit [DVD]

Splash [DVD] [1984]

 

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Tom Hanks Filmography
(most recent films listed first)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Captain Phillips (2013)
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Larry Crowne (2011)
Toy Story 3 (voice) (2010)
Angels & Demons (2009)
The Great Buck Howard (2008)
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Cars (voice) (2006)
Magnificent Desolation: Walking On The Moon 3D (voice/narrator) (2005)
The Polar Express (2004)
Elvis Has Left The Building (2004)
The Terminal (2004)
The Ladykillers (2004)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Road To Perdition (2002)
Cast Away (2000)
The Green Mile (1999)
Toy Story 2 (voice) (1999)
You've Got Mail (1998)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Toy Story (voice) (1995)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Philadelphia (1993)
Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
A League Of Their Own (1992)
The Bonfire Of The Vanities (1990)
Joe Versus The Volcano (1990)
Turner & Hooch (1989)
The `burbs (1989)
Punchline (1988)
Big (1988)
Dragnet (1987)
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Nothing In Common (1986)
The Money Pit (1986)
Volunteers (1985)
The Man With One Red Shoe (1985)
Bachelor Party (1984)
Splash (1984)
He Knows You're Alone (1980)

 

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