Tom Hanks – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tom Hanks
Gender Male
Age 66 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth July 9, 1956
Full Name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Profession Actor, Filmmaker
Nationality American
Birthplace Concord, California, United States
Religion Greek Orthodox
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Average
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 82 kg (181 lbs)
Waist 34 Inches
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born on July 9, 1956) in Concord, California, U.S. He is an American actor and director.

Career

Hanks is best known for his skills in both comedic and dramatic roles. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars universal and is an American cultural icon. Hanks’s films have earned more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion globally. He is the fourth-highest-earning actor in North America.

Hanks has won two Academy Awards out of six nominations and seven Primetime Emmy Awards. As a producer, he has won accolades for his work in various television movies and series. It includes From the Earth to the Moon (1998, TV series), and Band of Brothers (2001).

In 2013, he received nominations for Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance in Lucky Guy, a play by Nora Ephron. In 2002, he has received the AFI Life Achievement Award. He has also received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film in 2004. In 2014, he received a Kennedy Center Honor. He has also received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in 2016. Also, the French Legion of Honor. In 2020, he won the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.

He has also given voice to the fictional character Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series (1995–2019).

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Tom Hanks Education

Qualification: Dropout

School: Skyline High School in Oakland

College: Chabot College in Hayward
Later moved to California State University

Tom Hanks Career

Profession: Actor, Filmmaker

Known For: Comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch

Debut:

  • Film: He Knows You’re Alone (1980)
  • TV Show:Β The Love Boat

Net Worth: USD $400 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Amos Mefford Hanks

Amos Mefford Hanks
His father, Amos Mefford Hanks

Mother: Janet Marylyn

His mother, Janet Marylyn [1]

Brother: Larry Hanks

His brother, Larry Hanks

Jim Hanks

His brother, Jim Hanks

Sister: Sandra Hanks

His sister, Sandra Hanks

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Rita Wilson (1985–Present)

Tom hanks with his wife Rita Wilson (Wedding picture)

No. of Children: 4

Son: Colin Hanks

His son, Colin Hanks

Chet Hanks

His son, Chet Hanks

Truman Theodore Hanks

His son, Truman Theodore Hanks

Daughter: Elizabeth Ann Hanks

His daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hanks

Past Relationships:

Samantha Lewes

His Ex-wife, Samantha Lewes

Tom Hanks Favorites

Favorite Food: Greek Gyros

Favorite Color: Green

Facts You Never Knew About Tom Hanks

  • He used to practice Christian as teen but later converted to Greek Orthodox (after marrying Rita Wilson)

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