Tom Hanks Short Bio
Thomas Jeffrey “Tom” Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker who was born in Concord, California. He is the son of Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook and his mother Janet Marylyn was a hospital worker.When he was four years old, his parents was divorce and he then live with his father after that. Hanks is a Cancer and devoted as Catholicism and Mormonism. Hanks revealed that he isn’t popular kids but loves in acting. That why when he entered Skyline High School in Oakland, California he then also acted in school plays, including South Pacific. Tom Hanks then continued his study to Chabot College in Hayward, California and latter transferred to California State University, Sacramento. after two years. While at the university, he met Vincent Dowling, head of the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland, Ohio who asking Hanks to joining his festival. Since then Hanks decide to conduct his career in acting.
Tom Hanks Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||July 9, 1956|
|Age||58 years old|
|Biceps Size||17 Inches|
|Chest size||40 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||34 Inches|
|Height||6 Feet 0 Inches|
|Weight||165 lbs or 75 kg|
Tom Hanks Career
In 1979 he moved to New York, and he debuted as a supporting actor in the horror film Knows You’re Alone (1981). He went to Los Angeles and participate in Bachelor Party (1984), a film with little success and served to him for Ron Howard success romantic comedy called Splash (1984) that story about a mermaid who falls in love with a human.He then starred in several comedies, including Bosom Buddies (1980), The Money Pit (1986), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), and Joe Versus the Volcano (1990).In 1993, with actor Denzel Washington, he played as a gay lawyer with AIDS who sues his firm for discrimination in Philadelphia and won his first Oscar.
A year later he played the character of Forrest Gump and got his second Oscar for Best Actor, becoming the only player in the second half of the twentieth century that won two consecutive Oscars.He later also gets the other wider attention when portrayed astronaut and commander Jim Lovell, in the 1995 film Apollo 13. In 1995 he also played the voice of Woody in Toy Story.In 1999 again plays Woody in Toy Story 2 and a year later was nominated for Cast Away (2000). Since then she has acted in films like Road to Perdition (2002), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Angels & Demons (2009).
In 2010 he played for the last time, the doll Woody in Toy Story 3 and in 2011 directed and starred in Larry Crowne alongside Julia Roberts. Latter Hanks also appeared in some other films including Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011), Cloud Atlas (2012), Parkland (2013), Captain Phillips (2013) and Saving Mr. Banks (2013). It then confirmed that Hanks will reprises his role as Robert Langdon in Inferno and he will be appeared too in A Hologram for the King and St. James Place.
Tom Hanks Controversy
Tom Hanks is kind of celebrity who have clean image and was respected by many people. Beside that he is also supported same-sex marriage, environmental causes, and alternative fuels.
Tom Hanks Dating
Tom Hanks dated American actress Samantha Lewes and marrying her in 1978. Before marrying, the couple already blessed with son named Colin Hanks who become an actor too today.In 1982, they were blessed with daughter too. The couple then divorced in 1987 and he then dated actress Rita Wilson and marrying her in 1988. The couple blessed with two son they are Chester, or “Chet” Marlon (born 1990), and Truman Theodore (born 1995).
Tom hanks Net Worth
Tom Hanks was named as one of the richest actor in Hollywood. In 2014 only, he already grossed over $4.2 billion at the United States and Canada box office. Beside that this sum of money increased to over $8.4 billion worldwide. Those make Hanks as the highest all-time box office star. It also makes Tom Hanks net worth drastically raised to the amount of $350 million.