hollywood actors

tom hanks

He is goofy, he is hilarious, but at the same time he is could be serious and intense as well. He is none other than the legendary icon Tom Hanks who played the much-loved character of Forrest Gump in the 1994 movie under the same name. Born on 9 July 1956, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (known as Tom Hanks) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is regarded as one of the finest stars of Hollywood. Talking about the success of this iconic actor, Hanks’ movies have grossed over US $9 billion worldwide, and US $4.5 billion at the US and Canadian Box Offices. This makes Tom the 3rd highest grossing actor in the continent of North America. Moving on to recognition and his performance, Hanks has won several awards during his lifetime which include 2 Academy Awards, 2 Golden Globes, and many others. Hanks received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

Public Image and Personal Life

Tom Hanks is regarded as one of the finest actors worldwide. His legendary roles include in movies such as Splash, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia, Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code, and many others. He has won several accolades and awards during his entire career. Moving on to his personal life, Tom Hanks have been married twice. He was married from 1978 to 1987 to actress Samantha Lewes. With Lewes he has two children, a son Colin Hanks who is an actor, and a daughter named Elizabeth Hanks. Tom Hanks married actress Rita Wilson in 1988 and has 2 children with her. The impact of Hanks’ popularity and influence can be understood from the fact that an asteroid is named after him, i.e. 12818 Tomhanks.

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Awards and Nominations

Tom Hanks has won numerous awards in his entire career. For his role in the 1993 movie Philadelphia, Tom Hanks won his very first Academy Award for Best Actor. He won a Golden Globe that year for the same. It was indeed quite surreal for Hanks when he won an Oscar in the category of Best Actor consecutively for the second time for the legendary character he portrayed in the hit movie Forrest Gump. Out of total 36 nominations in different awards, Hanks has won 17. Hanks was given the Kennedy Centers Medallion Award in the year 2014. In 2016, Tom Hanks received the Presidential Medal of Honor.

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Tom Hanks: In the last 3 years

In the last 3 years, Hanks has actively worked. In 2013, he was seen in hit movies such as Captain Philips and Saving Mr. Banks. Hanks was also seen in Canadian Singer Carly Rae Jepsen’s music video “I Really Like You”, lip-syncing to the lyrics. He was also seen in the movies such as Bridge of Spies, A hologram for the King, and Clint Eastwood’s hit Sully.

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Upcoming Projects

Tom Hanks is actively working on his upcoming and highly anticipated movie Toy Story 4. The film is scheduled to be released on 21 June 2019. Hanks is also working on the movie ‘The Circle’ which will be releasing on 28 April 2017. Hanks is not only acting in this movie, but producing it as well.

Rating: 1.5/2 Overall Rating: 9.5/10

Tom Hanks deserves a total 10 on 10. Since he has only 2 upcoming projects, we are giving him 9.5 out of 10.

Rating: 9.5/10