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Tom Hanks American Actor Filmography

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Tom Hank is one of the best Hollywood actors with tens of blockbuster movies. Tom Hanks American actor has won many national and international awards including Academy Award. He was born on July 9, 1956 (age 63) in California, America. His nomadic childhood encouraged him to pursue his passion.

Tom Hanks Education and Early Life

Tom Hanks graduated from California State University and performed various classical roles in Cleveland, Ohio. His appetite for acting took him to New York in the 1970s. He had a small role in a Horror movie in 1980.

Career – The Kick Start

The 63-years-old Tom Hanks was noticed for his comic abilities as a costar in Bosom Buddies (1980–82). It was, no doubt, the first step towards his acting successes. From this, he landed at the 1984 hit Splash. This movie attracted many other comedies to Tom Hanks. Some of those are Bachelor Party (1984), Volunteers (1985), and The Money Pit (1986). And who forgets the brilliant amalgam of comedy and drama; Nothing in Common (1986) and Punchline (1988).

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Back-to-Back Oscar

A League of Their Own (1992), Philadelphia (1993), and Forest Gump (1994) are the fantastic movies of the last decade. An interesting fact is, Forest Gump made him the only actor after Spencer Tracy to win back-to-back best actor Academy Award.

Tom Hanks is an actor that has filled Hollywood studios with massive hits and phenomenal blockbusters. The Green Mile (1999) and Cast Away (2000) are the jewels of Hollywood. These movies proved an international success. The multi-talented Tom Hanks has not stopped here. He has proved his voice quality for the Toy Story series (1995, 1999, 2010, and 2019). He provided the voice of the animated cowboy Woody.

Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 blockbuster. Tom appeared with Leonardo DiCaprio and portrayed Robert Langdon, a professor of symbology.

With two Academy Awards, Tom has numerous awards and honors: Kennedy Center Honors (2014), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2016), and Cecil B. DeMille Award. The American actor Tom Hanks was diagnosed with coronavirus in March this year. Tom was shooting in Australia for his upcoming movie.

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