Tom Hanks Trivia Quiz: American Actor

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Tom Hanks Trivia Quiz: American Actor

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, an American actor, and filmmaker, was born in 1956. He is known for both his comedic and dramatic roles. He is one of the most famous and popular stars worldwide, and he is also regarded as an American cultural icon. In North America, his films have brought in more than $4.9 billion, and he has grossed more than $9.96 billion worldwide. This makes him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America. For playing the title character in Forrest Gump (1994) and the gay lawyer with AIDS in Philadelphia (1993), Tom Hanks won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor. Take this quiz to see how well you know him.

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For what film was Tom Hanks inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame?

  • Forrest Gump

  • Band of Brothers

  • Bridge of Spies

  • Saving Private Ryan

What film garnered Tom Hanks his first win for Best Actor?

  • Big

  • Philadelphia

  • Forrest Gump

  • Saving Private Ryan

When was Tom Hanks born?

  • July 9, 1956

  • May 15, 1960

  • December 28, 1957

  • August 4, 1956

What was the team's name that Tom Hanks character Jimmy Dugan managed in the 1992 film A League of Their Own?

  • Belles

  • Comets

  • Blue Sox

  • Peaches

When did Tom Hanks receive a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play?

  • 2017

  • 2013

  • 2015

  • 2012

What is the name of Tom Hanks' wife?

  • Rita Wilson

  • Rita Hayworth

  • Ruth Wilson

  • Rene Russo

What romantic comedy about mermaids was Tom Hanks's breakout role?

  • Aquamarine

  • Mermaids

  • Splash

  • I've heard the Mermaids Singing

Which of the following Tom Hanks projects was not set in World War II?

  • Saving Private Ryan

  • The Pacific

  • Bridge of Spies

  • Band of Brothers

What was Tom Hanks's character's profession in Philadelphia?

  • Doctor

  • Politician

  • Engineer

  • Lawyer

What popular British comedy group did Tom Hanks join for one night in 2002 at a memorial concert for George Harrison?

  • The Goodies

  • Monty Python

  • The League of Gentlemen

  • The Kids in the Hall

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