Tom Hanks
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Biography . Tom Hanks, good looking popular actor, he is a major talent in several upcoming movies. 

Tom performed in Shakespearian theatre for three years. Then in 1980, Tom's comedic talents were put to the test when he and Peter Scolari starred in the ABC sitcom, "Bosom Buddies". The comedy hit, "Splash" in 1984 catapulted him to movie fame. He received an Academy Award nomination for his role of a 12 year old boy in a man's body in "BIG", directed by Penny Marshall. He teamed with Meg Ryan in the popular romantic comedy, "Sleepless In Seattle". His deeply dramatic performance in "Philadelphia" playing a gay man who loses his job when it is discovered he has AIDS, won him the Oscar for Best Actor. "Forrest Gump" one of the most unique roles for an actor, and yes, "Life's like a box of chocolates." Oscar number 2. Then he uttered the words, "Houston . . . we've got a problem." Hanks starred as astronaut Jim Lovell, commander of the space mission "Apollo 13". 

Hanks wrote and directed the 1996 film "That Thing You Do", the story of a pop rock band in 1964 - after the Beatles burst upon the scene. The title song won both Golden Globe and Oscar awards in 1997. 

Appearances
Monday, March 29 - Tom Hanks on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on NBC 

Awards

1999 - Golden Globe - Best TV Movie or Miniseries - "From the Earth to the Moon" - Tom Hanks, Producer
1998 - Emmy -  Outstanding Miniseries - "From the Earth to the Moon"
1998 - President's Award - Columbus International Film & Video Festival - "From the Earth to the Moon"
1995 - Oscar - Best Actor - "Forrest Gump"
1995 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Forrest Gump"
1995 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - "Forrest Gump"
1995 - ShoWest Award - Male Star of the Year
1995 - Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA - Man of the Year
1994 - Oscar - Best Actor - "Philadelphia"
1994 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Philadelphia"
1994 - Silver Berlin Bear - Berlin International Film Festival - Best Actor - "Philadelphia"
1994 - MTV Movie Award - Best Male Performance - "Philadelphia"
1989 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - "Big"
1989 - Saturn Award - Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, USA - Best Actor - "Big"
1988 - Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awrd - Best Actor - "Big"
Nominations
1998 - Emmy - Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie - "From the Earth to the Moon"
1996 - MTV Movie Award - Best Male Performance - "Apollo 13"
1996 - MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Duo (with Tim Allen) - "Toy Story" 
1994 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - "Sleepless in Seattle"
1989 - Oscar - Best Actor - "Big"
Films
1998 - Saving Private Ryan . . . Captain Miller
1998 - You've Got Mail . . . Joe Fox
1996 - That Thing You Do! . . . Mr. White
1995 - Toy Story . . . Woody (voice)
1995 - Apollo 13 . . . Jim Lovell
1995 - The Celluloid Closet . . . Interviewee
1994 - Forrest Gump . . . Forrest Gump
1993 - Sleepless in Seattle . . . Sam Baldwin
1993 - Philadelphia . . . Andrew Beckett
1992 - Radio Flyer . . . Older Mike
1992 - A League of Their Own . . . Jimmy Dugan
1990 - The Bonfire of the Vanities . . . Sherman McCoy
1990 - Joe Versus the Volcano . . . Joe Banks
1989 - Turner & Hooch . . . Scott Turer
1989 - The 'burbs . . . Ray Peterson
1988 - Big . . . Josh Baskin
1988 - Punchline . . . Steven Gold
1987 - Dragnet . . . Pep Streebeck
1986 - The Mondy Pit . . . Walter Fielding
1986 - Every Time We Say Goodbye . . . David
1986 - Nothing in Common . . . David Basner
1985 - The Man ith One Red Shoe . . . Richard
1985 - Volunteers . . . Lawrence Bourne III
1984 - Bachelor Party . . . Rick Gassko
1984 - Splash . . . Allen Bauer
1980 - He Knows You're Alone . . . Ellliot
TV Projects
1998 - From the Earth to the Moon (mini series) . . . Jean-Luc Despont
1997 - I Am Your Child
1995 - A Salute to Steven Spielberg . . . Host
1993 - Fallen Angels - TV Series
1984 - The Dollmaker
1982 - Mazes and Monsters . . . Robbbie
1980 - Bosom Bussies - TV Series . . .Kip "Buffy" Wilson
Bio
  • Tom Hanks
  • July 9, 1956
  • Concord, CA
  • Cancer
Fan Mail
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Future
Films
Status
. "Toy Story 2" - 1999 release. From Walt Disney Productions. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen lend their voices once again to Woody and Buzz Lightyear. Other celebrity voices are Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, Joan Cusack, Estelle Harris, Wayne Knight, John Morris, David Oden Stiers. 

"The Green Mile" - 1999 release.  Cast:  Patricia Clarkson, James Cromwell, Jeffrey DeMunn,  Michael Duncan, Graham Greene,  Arlen Bitterbuck, Tom Hanks, Jade Herrera, Bonnie Hunt,  Doug Hutchison, Christopher Joel Ives, Michael Jeter, David Morse, Barry Pepper, Sam Rockwell, William Sadler, Gary Sinise, Harry Dean Stanton. 

"Dino" - 1999 release from Warner Brothers.  Tom Hanks as Dean Martin. 

"The Castaway" - 2000 release from DreamWorks with Tom Hanks  and Helen Hunt. 
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Links . Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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