Tom Hanks Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Movies, Net Worth

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Tom Hanks (Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, Tom Hankies)

Last Updated: 06 Jul, 2023 | Views: 671

Age: 68

Profession: Actor

Other Profession(s): Filmmaker

Famous For: Acted in Forrest Gump movie and other movies.

Higher Education: Majors in Drama

Tom Hanks Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
09 Jul, 1956 (68 Years 8 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Sign



Tom Hanks Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to traveling cook Amos Mefford Hanks and hospital employee Janet Marylyn (Frager). His father was primarily of English heritage, while his mother's native "Fraga" line was largely Portuguese. Tom was raised in a family that he has described as "fractured." After his parents' divorce, he moved about a lot and lived with a series of stepfamilies. Nothing wrong, no alcoholism—just a perplexing upbringing. He has no acting experience from college, and he attributes the start of his career to the fact that he was turned down for a part in a play. He went to downtown to try out for a community theatre production. The director of that play urged him to go to Cleveland, where his performance was accepted.


In 1978: He played "Proteus" in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona."

From 1978 to 1980: He performed in several Shakespearean plays.

In 1980: He appeared in "He Knows You're Alone. In the same year, Hanks was cast in Bosom Buddies as one of the main characters.

In 1993: Tom played the character of a gay lawyer in Philadelphia.

In 1994: Hanks starred in "Forrest Gump," a movie that brought in more than $600 million worldwide.

In 1998, Hanks's next appeared in Saving Private Ryan.

In 1995: In the movie "Apollo 13," Hanks played an astronaut.

In 1996: Tom directed "That Thing You Do!" to make his directing debut.

In 2006: Hanks then appeared in the eagerly awaited movie The Da Vinci Code.

In 2012: He served as the film's executive producer.

Achievements and Awards:

Tom received Academy awards for "Forrest Gump."

In 2006, Tom was admitted to the American Army Rangers Hall of Fame.

Unknown Facts:

In order to play Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, he shed 30 pounds.

After him, the asteroid "12818 Tomhanks" was named.

Tom Hanks Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 183 cm
In Meters 1.83 m
In feet Inches 6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs

Eye Color
Moss Green

Hair Color

Tom Hanks Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Amos Mefford Hanks

Mother's Name
Janet Marylyn Frager

Samantha Lewes, Rita Wilson

Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks

Sandra Hanks

Colin Hanks, Truman Hanks, Chet Hanks

Elizabeth Ann Hanks

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