|Biography||.||Tom Hanks, good looking popular actor, he is a major talent in several
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.
1999 - Golden Globe - Best TV Movie or Miniseries - "From the Earth to the Moon" - Tom Hanks, ProducerNominations
1998 - Emmy - Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie - "From the Earth to the Moon"Films
1998 - Saving Private Ryan . . . Captain MillerTV Projects
1998 - From the Earth to the Moon (mini series) . . . Jean-Luc DespontBio
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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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