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Ten Tom Hanks' Distinctive Characters

May 09, 2009 07:55:00 GMT

AceShowbiz revisits the ten memorable characters Tom Hanks has played in feature films throughout the years, listing his G.H. Dorr, Ph. D to Professor Robert Langdon.


Ten Tom Hanks' Distinctive Characters
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Establishing himself as the finest actor of his generation through various kinds of movies over the span of three decades, Tom Hanks has collected numerous nominations for coveted awards and nailed back-to-back Oscars' Best Actor. This Hollywood actor also proves to be a gold digger at the box office as he is listed #3 among the highest grossing actors of all time.

California-born Hanks made his break in the entertainment industry as a cross dresser advertising executive in short-lived cult sitcom "Bosom Buddies" before branching out to the big screen and demonstrating his versatility. Different kind of movie genres from romantic comedy to thriller and from drama to animation, he has tasted them all. Instead of only acting up a character in a movie, he brings the characters to life, delivering one unforgettable performance after another.

This summer, this man who has been universally perceived as "the nicest guy in show business" returns to the silver screen once again as Professor Robert Langdon in "Angels & Demons". And, in celebration of his brilliant works throughout the years, AceShowbiz presents the ten distinctive characters by Tom Hanks in feature films, revisiting some of his worth-to-be-noticed character interpretations from the old days to the current ones.

» Start with Tom Hanks as Prof. Robert Langdon in "The Da Vinci Code"

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