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Famous as :

Actor, producer, director

Birth Name :

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

Birth Date :

July 09, 1956

Birth Place :

Concord, California, USA

Spouse :

Samantha Lewes (actress, 24-Jan-78 - 19-Mar-87), Rita Wilson (actress, since 30-Apr-88)

Claim to fame :

As Allen Bauer in "Splash" (1984)

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First Photos: Jessica Chastain in 'Crimson Peak', Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's Cold War Movie

December 19, 2014 04:49:02 GMT

The first photo from Guillermo del Toro-directed movie "" has landed online. Arriving on Thursday, December 19, the image gives the first look at wearing a gothic dress while posing on stairs. "Anyone afraid of ghosts? #CrimsonPeak #GuillermoDelToro #LadyLucilleSharpe #october," she captioned the photo she shared on Instagram.
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'Saving Private Ryan', 'Big Lebowski' and More Added to National Film Registry

December 18, 2014 02:58:13 GMT

The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress has named 25 titles which are deemed culturally significant to be preserved this year. Among the titles announced on Wednesday, December 17 are Steven Spielberg's 1998 WWII drama "Saving Private Ryan" starring , Coen Brothers' "The Big Lebowski" and fantasy film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" which was released in 1971.
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Sony Hack Reveals Aliases of Tom Hanks, Jessica Alba, Daniel Craig and More Celebrities

December 10, 2014 07:03:36 GMT

The latest Sony hacking leak revealed aliases and fake names which were used by celebrities to protect their privacy during film shoots. The aliases of , , and other celebrities were disclosed in a folder containing "publicity bibles" for many recently-released movies by the studio.
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Tom Hanks, Sting and Al Green Were Among Kennedy Center Honorees

December 08, 2014 07:07:10 GMT

, , , and ballerina Patricia McBride were honored with the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in a star-studded gala on Sunday evening, December 7. Hosted by , the event was held at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.
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Tom Hanks' Son Chet Reveals He Is 50 Days Sober After Eight Years of Cocaine Addiction

November 27, 2014 02:08:19 GMT

and 's eldest son, Chester Hanks a.k.a. Chet, opened up about his struggle with cocaine addiction in an Instagram post last week on Wednesday, November 19. "I've been struggling with substance abuse since I was 16 years old," Chet wrote, "Finally at the age of 24 I decided to get some help."
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Tom Hanks to Publish Collection of Short Stories

November 04, 2014 03:41:52 GMT

has landed a book deal. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced on Monday, November 3 that the actor would publish a collection of short stories. The "" actor's upcoming book will be "loosely connected to photographs of typewriters from Hanks' personal collection," the publisher's statement reveals. There is no more info regarding the book including the title, its release date or the terms of the deal.
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ABC Orders Pilot for Comedy Based on Tom Hanks' 'Bachelor Party'

October 22, 2014 04:52:45 GMT

ABC is holding "Bachelor Party". The network has given a put pilot commitment with a heavy penalty to a half-hour comedy anthology series based on the 1984 movie starring .
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Tom Hanks' 'Inferno' Pushed to 2016 to Avoid 'Star Wars Episode VII'

October 10, 2014 00:31:53 GMT

Eying for an uninterrupted box office success, "" gets out of "Star Wars Episode VII" lane. The third adaptation of Dan Brown's novel is pushed out of its December 18, 2015 release date and moved to October 14, 2016.
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Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

September 05, 2014 02:40:39 GMT

Five people who are set to receive the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors have been announced. , and as well as soul singer and ballerina Patricia McBride will be honored in a star-studded gala on December 7 for "lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts."
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Tom Hanks to Film 'Da Vinci Code' Threequel 'Inferno' in April 2015

August 27, 2014 06:11:26 GMT

"" eyes April 2015 as a start date. is tapped to reprise his role as Professor Robert Langdon in the third adaptation of Dan Brown's novel that started with "". The filming is expected to take place in Italy, according to Deadline.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Separation Claim Is Not True, Rep Says

August 21, 2014 08:19:35 GMT

A report claiming that and Rita Wilson "temporarily split for a month" is not true. The "" star and his wife, who have been married for 26 years, previously were said "quietly" separating recently, but a representative for the actor has told Gossip Cop that the story is "hogwash."
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Tom Hanks Launches Typewriter App 'Hanx'

August 15, 2014 08:04:23 GMT

has launched an application for iPad. The "" actor recently released a typewriter app called "Hanx Writer" which gives the visual and feels of the old typewriter. He worked with Hitcents for the app which is available for free download on Apple store. Additional themes are available for $2.99 each.
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Justin Bieber Shares Funny Video of Tom Hanks Dancing at Scooter Braun's Wedding

July 08, 2014 02:18:21 GMT

shared on July 7 a video of , who danced to 1990s hit song "This Is How We Do It" at the wedding of the "Baby" singer's manager, Scooter Braun. Justin captioned the Instagram video with, "Haha Tom Hanks singing 'This Is How we do it' dressed like a Rabbi lol #thatdancetho."
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Tom Hanks Posts Funny Family Picture of World Cup Viewing Party

July 02, 2014 08:02:01 GMT

and the family were among the celebrities showing enthusiastic support for their national team. During the match between the U.S. and Belgium national teams on Tuesday, July 1, Hanks posted a snapshot of his family on his WhoSay page.
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Tom Hanks to Reunite With Steven Spielberg for Cold War Thriller

April 22, 2014 02:22:16 GMT

Actor and director Steven Spielberg could team up again in a historical film set during the height of political tensions between U.S. and Russia. According to Variety, Hanks is attached to play the lead role in an untitled Cold War movie that Spielberg is eying to direct for DreamWorks.
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'Gravity' Takes 11 Nominations From 2014 BAFTAs

January 08, 2014 14:27:08 GMT

During the announcement of 2014 British Academy Film Awards nominees on Wednesday, January 8, "" came up several times. The starring film leads the list with 11 nominations, followed by "" and "" with 10 each and "" with 9.
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Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Get Awards at Palm Springs Film Festival

January 06, 2014 03:44:25 GMT

A number of Hollywood stars attended the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Saturday evening, January 4 at the convention center in Palm Springs, Calif. , and were among the honorees over the weekend.
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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson Premiere 'Saving Mr. Banks' at Disney Studios

December 10, 2013 08:35:15 GMT

and stepped out to promote their latest film "" at its Los Angeles premiere on Monday night, December 9. Joined by the actor's wife , they were goofing around on the red carpet at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California with the two ladies playfully showing off their claws and teeth.
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Tom Hanks Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes

October 09, 2013 02:08:47 GMT

, who has been battling high blood sugar numbers for years, recently revealed that he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The "" actor talked about the diagnosis as he appeared on "" on Monday, October 7.
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Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' Kicks Off New York Film Festival

September 28, 2013 03:16:40 GMT

"" premiered at New York Film Festival on Friday, September 27 to mark the opening night of the annual festival. The title character depicter, , surely did not miss the event, suiting up for the special occasion.
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Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' Debuts New Intense Trailer

August 08, 2013 06:01:37 GMT

New trailer for "" has been unleashed via Yahoo! Movies. The movie is a thriller based on true story of real-life Captain Richard Phillips and 2009 hijacking of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. It stars Oscar winner as the titular character.
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Dan Brown's 'Inferno' Secures Tom Hanks and Release Date

July 17, 2013 03:49:47 GMT

will reprise his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in "", the third adaptation of Dan Brown's novel. Deadline confirms the casting news and adds that the Oscar winner will reteam with his collaborator in the previous two installments, director Ron Howard. "" scribe David Koepp is tapped to return as well. The movie is set for a December 18, 2015 release.
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First Official Look at Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

July 11, 2013 07:04:09 GMT

Walt Disney Pictures has released first image for "", the upcoming movie from "" director John Lee Hancock. Taking place at Disneyland in 1961, the image features , who makes a convincing Walt Disney with his look, and , who portrays "Mary Poppins" author P.L. Travers.
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Tony Awards 2013 Winner List: Cyndi Lauper Wins, Tom Hanks Admits Lose to Tracy Letts

June 10, 2013 05:56:18 GMT

The winners of the 67th Tony Awards have finally been announced. Taking place at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, the prize-giving event saw getting emotional as she received her first Tony trophy for best score for her Broadway debut "Kinky Boots", which is a tale of a real-life struggling shoe factory.
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Kenny Chesney Earns His Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

May 09, 2013 07:23:33 GMT

's new album "" debuts at the top of the Billboard 200 this week with 153,000 copies sold, giving the country crooner his seventh No. 1 album on the chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This puts Chesney behind who holds the record for country act with the most No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200.
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Tom Hanks' Ship Gets Hijacked in 'Captain Phillips' First Trailer

May 09, 2013 07:12:59 GMT

takes on another heroic role in "" and his performance has been previewed in a first trailer for the movie. Making its way out via Apple, the video shows the Oscar-winning actor as Captain Richard Phillips who is in charge of a cargo ship.
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Tom Hanks and Cyndi Lauper React to Their Tony Nominations

May 01, 2013 04:25:40 GMT

The nominations in 26 categories for the 67th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards were revealed on April 30 in New York. Broadway newcomers and , who receive one nomination each at the awards show which began in 1947, reacted with joy to the happy news.
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Ashley Tisdale Goes Braless for Maxim Cover

April 10, 2013 03:04:54 GMT

shows off her perfect figure on the cover of Maxim magazine's May edition which is available in stands now. In the picture, 27-year-old Tisdale wears skimpy pants and a black jacket without a bra. In another picture, she flashes her sideboob, wearing a revealing white shirt with no bottoms.
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Justin Bieber, Lena Dunham, Tom Hanks and Lady GaGa Land Nods at 2013 Webby Awards

April 10, 2013 02:56:26 GMT

, , and score nominations at Webby Awards or the "internet's highest honor" as New York Times calls it. They are joined on the list for the 17th annual Webby battle by the likes of , , , and .
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks Team Up for Mikhail Gorbachev Biopic

April 05, 2013 06:44:09 GMT

and are working together behind the scenes of TV movie "". The two actors, through their respective production companies Appian Way and Playtone, join forces with HBO Films to develop the biopic about former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
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