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Tom Hanks

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.

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Jul 9, 1956 In Concord, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Sully: Sully Sullenberger - The Man Behind the Miracle
Latest Project:
Movie Elvis 2021-11-05
Known For
Poster of The Movies
Poster of Prohibition
Poster of The War
Poster of Ruby Wax Meets
Movie Elvis Colonel Tom Parker 2021-11-05
Movie The Ocean at the End of the Lane The Man 2021
Movie Making Saving Private Ryan Himself 2021
Movie Major Matt Mason Major Matt Mason 2021
Movie Sully: Sully Sullenberger - The Man Behind the Miracle Himself 2021
Movie BIOS Finch 2020-10-02
Movie Greyhound Commander Ernest Krause, USN 2020-06-12
Movie News of the World Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd 2020-12-25
Movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Fred Rogers 2019-09-07
Series The Movies 2019-07-07
Movie Toy Story 4 Woody (voice) 2019-06-19
Movie Quincy Himself 2018-09-21
Movie Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Himself (archive footage) 2018-08-21
Movie The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science Will Mayo 2018-09-25
Movie The Last Mile Himself 2018-12-01
Movie The Circle Eamon Bailey 2017-04-27
Movie California Typewriter Himself 2017-08-18
Movie The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special David S. Pumpkins 2017-10-28
Movie Spielberg Himself 2017-10-05
Movie The Post Ben Bradlee 2017-01-19
Movie Inferno Robert Langdon 2016-10-13
Movie Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War Waitstill Sharp (voice) 2016-09-20
Movie Sully Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger 2016-09-07
Series Maya & Marty Unknown 2016-05-31
Movie A Hologram for the King Alan Clay 2016-04-22
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master 2016-01-29
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015-03-23
Series The Seventies Himself 2015-06-11
Movie Everything Is Copy 2015-09-29
Movie Bridge of Spies James B. Donovan 2015-10-15
Movie Ithaca Mr. Macauley 2015-10-29
Movie Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Himself 2015-12-10
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Himself 2015-08-02
Movie Toy Story That Time Forgot Woody (voice) 2014-12-02
Movie The Concert for Valor Himself 2014-11-11
Series The Sixties Himself 2014-05-29
Movie All In Himself 2014-05-27
Movie The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over Self 2014-05-13
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Saving Mr. Banks Walt Disney 2013-11-16
Movie Toy Story of Terror! Woody (Voice) 2013-10-16
Movie Captain Phillips Captain Richard Phillips 2013-10-10
Movie Killing Lincoln Himself - Narrator 2013-02-16
Movie Electric City Cleveland Carr (voice) 2012-07-17
Series Electric City Cleveland Carr (voice) 2012-07-17
Movie Partysaurus Rex Woody 2012-09-14
Movie Cloud Atlas Dr. Henry Goose / Hotel Manager / Isaac Sachs / Dermot Hoggins / Cavendish Look-a-Like Actor / Zachry 2012-10-26
Movie Inventing David Geffen Himself 2012-11-19
Series Prohibition Voice (voice) 2011-10-02
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Thomas Schell 2011-12-24
Movie Larry Crowne Larry Crowne 2011-06-30
Movie Hawaiian Vacation Woody (voice) 2011-06-16
Series OK! TV Unknown 2011-02-14
Movie The Extraordinary Voyage Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2011-12-08
Movie Small Fry Woody (voice) 2011-11-23
Movie Boatlift Narrator 2011-09-08
Series Conan Himself 2010-11-08
Movie Toy Story 3 Woody (voice) 2010-06-16
Series The Pacific Narrator 2010-03-14
Movie We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial 2009-01-18
Movie Angels & Demons Robert Langdon 2009-05-13
Series The National Parks: America's Best Idea Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Himself - Host 2009-11-29
Movie Beyond All Boundaries Narrator 2009-11-09
Movie Making 'John Adams' Himself 2008-10-06
Movie A Timeless Call Himself - Narrator 2008-08-07
Movie The Great Buck Howard Mr. Gable 2008-01-18
Series The War Al McIntosh (Voice) 2008-03-05
Movie The Pixar Story Himself 2007-08-28
Movie The Simpsons Movie Himself (voice) 2007-07-26
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Charlie Wilson 2007-12-19
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie The True Story of Charlie Wilson's War Unknown 2007-06-12
Movie Cars Woody Car (voice) 2006-06-08
Movie The Da Vinci Code Robert Langdon 2006-05-17
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon Narrator (voice) 2005-01-01
Movie The Ladykillers Professor G.H. Dorr 2004-03-25
Movie Making a 'Splash' Self / Allen Bauer 2004-03-30
Movie The Terminal Viktor Navorski 2004-06-17
Movie The Polar Express Hero Boy / Father / Conductor / Hobo / Scrooge / Santa Claus (voice) 2004-11-10
Movie People Like Us: Making Philadelphia Unknown 2004-07-19
Movie Elvis Has Left the Building Mailbox-Elvis 2004-08-27
Movie Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Horatio Nelson Jackson (voice) 2003-10-06
Movie Catch Me If You Can: Behind the Camera Himself 2003-05-06
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Rebels of Oakland: The A's, The Raiders, The '70s Unknown 2003-12-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch 2002-01-01
Movie Road to Perdition Michael Sullivan 2002-07-12
Series Life with Bonnie Unknown 2002-09-17
Movie Catch Me If You Can Carl Hanratty 2002-12-25
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Unknown 2001-09-21
Movie Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile Himself / Paul Edgecomb 2000-06-13
Movie Shooting War Narrator 2000-12-07
Movie Cast Away Chuck Noland 2000-12-22
Movie The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1999-12-27
Movie The Green Mile Paul Edgecomb 1999-12-10
Movie Toy Story 2 Woody (voice) 1999-10-30
Movie Return with Honor Narrator 1999-06-11
Movie Stephen King: Shining in the Dark Himself 1999-09-09
Movie Saving Private Ryan Captain John H. Miller 1998-07-24
Series From the Earth to the Moon Himself 1998-04-05
Movie You've Got Mail Joe Fox 1998-02-26
Movie The Harryhausen Chronicles Himself (archive footage) 1998-01-27
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1997-09-28
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The Universal Story Himself (archive footage) 1996-04-21
Movie The Celluloid Closet Himself 1996-01-30
Series Ruby Wax Meets Unknown 1996-01-28
Movie Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996-01-01
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie That Thing You Do! Mr. White 1996-10-04
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Toy Story Woody (voice) 1995-10-30
Movie Apollo 13 Jim Lovell 1995-06-30
Movie Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump Himself 1994-10-01
Movie Forrest Gump Forrest Gump 1994-07-06
Movie Vault of Horror I Baxter 1994-07-02
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Sleepless in Seattle Sam Baldwin 1993-06-24
Movie Philadelphia Andrew Beckett 1993-12-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Fallen Angels Unknown 1993-08-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie A League of Their Own Jimmy Dugan 1992-07-01
Movie Radio Flyer Older Mike/Narrator (uncredited) 1992-02-21
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Joe Banks 1990-03-09
Movie The Bonfire of the Vanities Sherman McCoy 1990-12-21
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Movie Turner & Hooch Scott Turner 1989-07-28
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie The 'Burbs Ray Peterson 1989-02-17
Movie Punchline Steven Gold 1988-10-07
Series American Experience Narrator (voice) 1988-10-04
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Big Joshua "Josh" Baskin 1988-06-03
Movie Dragnet Pep Streebeck 1987-06-25
Movie Every Time We Say Goodbye David Bradley 1986-11-14
Movie Nothing in Common David Basner 1986-07-29
Movie The Money Pit Walter Fielding, Jr. 1986-03-15
Movie Volunteers Lawrence Whatley Bourne III 1985-08-16
Movie The Man with One Red Shoe Richard Harlan Drew 1985-07-18
Movie Bachelor Party Rick Gassko 1984-06-29
Movie Splash Allen Bauer 1984-03-09
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Mazes and Monsters Robbie Wheeling 1982-12-27
Series Family Ties Unknown 1982-09-22
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Bosom Buddies Kip Wilson / Buffy 1980-11-27
Movie He Knows You're Alone Elliot 1980-09-12
Series The Love Boat Rick Martin 1977-09-24
Series Saturday Night Live Himself 1975-10-11
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series The Academy Awards Himself 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Bambi-Verleihung himself 1948-01-01