Tom Hanks
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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.
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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.
Known For
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Graham Norton Show
The Oscars
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
30 Rock
Taxi
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
The Colbert Report
Tales from the Crypt
Happy Days
Today
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Daily Show
Celebrities Uncensored
From the Earth to the Moon
Family Ties
LIVE with Kelly and Mark
Honest Trailers
The Wonderful World of Disney
Fallen Angels
1883
Primetime Glick
The Naked Truth
Maya & Marty
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Waking Sleeping Beauty
The Walk
The Bloody Hundredth
Cars
The Pacific
The Simpsons Movie
Beyond Infinity: Buzz and the Journey to Lightyear
The Celluloid Closet
Prohibition
Halftime
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial
A Grammy Salute to The Beach Boys
The Concert for Valor
Toy Story That Time Forgot
Quincy
Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump
Toy Story of Terror!
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Asteroid City
The Post
Pinocchio
The Circle
The War
Catch Me If You Can
You've Got Mail
Saving Mr. Banks
Dragnet
Partysaurus Rex
Sleepless in Seattle
The Story Behind 'Toy Story'
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Elvis
Bridge of Spies
Forrest Gump
A Man Called Otto
Finch
A League of Their Own
The Da Vinci Code
Road to Perdition
Hawaiian Vacation
News of the World
Greyhound
Toy Story 2
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Money Pit
Cloud Atlas
Sully
California Typewriter
Apollo 13
Toy Story 4
Big
Toy Story 3
A Hologram for the King
Splash
The Polar Express
Captain Phillips
Tom Hanks: Hollywood's Mr Nice Guy
Inferno
Charlie Wilson's War
The 'Burbs
The Green Mile
Cast Away
Saving Private Ryan
Philadelphia
Larry Crowne
Angels & Demons
Small Fry
Joe Versus the Volcano
Toy Story
Toy Story 5
The Americas
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