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Tom Hanks: American actor and producer
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. Hanks is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash (1984), Bachelor Party (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Sully (2016) and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019). He has also starred in the Robert Langdon films, and voices Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon.

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Did that really happen? We fact-check Tom Hanks' new Mister Rogers movie

Tom Hanks' Mister Rogers film 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is inspired by real events, but with Hollywood gloss. Here's what really happened.
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Tom Hanks' extended interview with Gayle King

Tom Hanks sits down with Gayle King to talk about his new film "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood."
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Videos for Tom Hanks

Robert De Niro on Finding Empathy for Killers, 'The Irishman' and More | Actor Roundtable [Video]Robert De Niro on Finding Empathy for Killers, 'The Irishman' and More | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 05:26Published

Shia LaBeouf Told His Dad Mel Gibson Was Set to Play Him in 'Honey Boy' | Actor Roundtable [Video]Shia LaBeouf Told His Dad Mel Gibson Was Set to Play Him in 'Honey Boy' | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 04:17Published

Adam Sandler Worked with Gamblers and Jewelry Dealers for 'Uncut Gems' | Actor Roundtable [Video]Adam Sandler Worked with Gamblers and Jewelry Dealers for 'Uncut Gems' | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 04:31Published

"The Perception Kills Us": Jamie Foxx Works to Change Ideas of Prison with 'Just Mercy' | Actor Roundtable [Video]"The Perception Kills Us": Jamie Foxx Works to Change Ideas of Prison with 'Just Mercy' | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 05:45Published

Tom Hanks Discusses Great Performances: "You Almost Have No Control" | Actor Roundtable [Video]Tom Hanks Discusses Great Performances: "You Almost Have No Control" | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 05:56Published

Adam Driver on Finding "Freedom" in 'Marriage Story' Specifics: "There's No Right Way to Play a Scene" | Actor Roundtable [Video]Adam Driver on Finding "Freedom" in 'Marriage Story' Specifics: "There's No Right Way to Play a Scene" | Actor Roundtable

Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, Shia LaBeouf and Adam Driver joined for the annual Actor Roundtable.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 05:46Published


Tom Hanks shocked by Jeopardy! silence [Video]Tom Hanks shocked by Jeopardy! silence

Tom Hanks was stunned when contestants on 'Jeopardy!' had no idea who he was after being shown a clip of him in his new movie.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:02Published

Tom Hanks discovers he is related to Mister Rogers [Video]Tom Hanks discovers he is related to Mister Rogers

The Oscar-winner portrays the beloved TV personality in the film, 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' The movie hits theaters in the U.S. on November 22.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:04Published

Tom Hanks reveals marriage tip he learned from playing Mister Rogers [Video]Tom Hanks reveals marriage tip he learned from playing Mister Rogers

Tom Hanks has shared the marriage lesson he learned from portraying children's TV host Mister Rogers in 'A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood'.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:51Published

Tom Hanks had Friends role [Video]Tom Hanks had Friends role

Freddie Prinze Jr. has revealed his guest role in 'Friends' was originally offered to Tom Hanks.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:13Published

Tom Hanks disappointed with Judy Garland biopic [Video]Tom Hanks disappointed with Judy Garland biopic

Tom Hanks has turned movie critic and panned Renee Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic, insisting the film should have depicted more of the late legend's negative self-image.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

Tom Hanks soothed by typewriters [Video]Tom Hanks soothed by typewriters

Tom Hanks thinks he collects typewriters because of his fractured upbringing and finds it "soothing" to know he can take the devices anywhere.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:10Published

 

Why Tom Hanks says playing Mister Rogers was "terrifying"

Hanks said he "began to have the night sweats" after agreeing to play the beloved character in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
CBS News - Published

Why Tom Hanks took on Mister Rogers role after first saying no

Hanks knew director Marielle Heller was "going places" after meeting her and watching her film "The Diary of a Teenage Girl"
CBS News - Published

Impact of 5th Democratic debate; Why Tom Hanks agreed to play Mr. Rogers

Watch Part 3 of "CBS This Morning": CBS News political contributors Robby Mook and Terry Sullivan discuss how the Democratic candidates did in the fifth debate. Also, Academy Award-winning actor Tom..
CBS News - Published

Why Tom Hanks took on the role of Mr. Rogers after initially turning it down

Tom Hanks plays Fred Rogers in the highly anticipated new movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” The Academy Award-winning actor said he initially turned down the part, but director Marielle..
CBS News - Published

Tom Hanks, Mr. Rogers clue leaves 'Jeopardy!' players stumped with blank stares

In a puzzling manner, "Jeopardy!" contestants didn't chime in when shown the clue to Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks discovers he's related to Mister Rogers

Hanks is sixth cousins with Rogers, and they share the same great-great-great-great-great grandfather
CBS News - Published

Tom Hanks tried Mr. Rogers' techniques on his granddaughter. And it worked.

Grandpa Tom Hanks is using what he learned after playing Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." And by gosh, it works.
USATODAY.com - Published

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' brings out the warm fuzzies with Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers

America's Dad Tom Hanks impresses in a perfectly warm and fuzzy (albeit supporting) role as Fred Rogers in 'A Beautiful Day the Neighborhood.'
USATODAY.com - Published

Cal State Chancellor Talks Public Education

Thursday: A conversation about the California State University’s role. Also: A profile of the notable Californian Tom Hanks.
NYTimes.com - Published

"Forrest Gump" stars and their service

Two actors who appeared in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump," which featured harrowing scenes of combat in Vietnam and the anguish of veterans upon their return home, would themselves serve the military..
CBS News - Published

Tom Hanks, typewriter enthusiast

Typewriters are Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks' not-so-guilty pleasure. He has a personal collection of more than a hundred, in nearly every style, make and year. They intrigue him so much, Hanks even..
CBS News - Published

Geena Davis still fighting for gender equality

As Geena Davis was honored at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles, she explained how she started fighting for gender equality, while Tom Hanks paid tribute to his "A League of Their Own" co-star. (Oct...
USATODAY.com - Published

Hanks, DiCaprio more honor Lynch and Davis

It was an A-list extravaganza at the Governors Awards as stars including Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio and Eddie Murphy turned out to honor David Lynch, Geena Davis, Wes Studi and Lina Wertmuller. (Oct...
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Governors Awards: Famed director calls for 'a female Oscar' named Anna

Famed director Lina Wertmüller has a suggested name change for Oscar. Also at Sunday's Governors Awards: Geena Davis, Tom Hanks and Jennifer Lopez.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks to be honored at 2020 Golden Globes with Cecil B. DeMille Award

America's dad, Tom Hanks, is set be honored at the Golden Globes in January.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks feels so right as Mr. Rogers giving a lesson in forgiveness in 'A Beautiful Day'

Tom Hanks finds his inner Fred Rogers for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' which premiered in Toronto. The movie isn't really about Mr. Rogers.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks on why he’s the perfect Mr. Rogers

Fans at the Toronto International Film Festival wore their red sweaters to welcome Tom Hanks, who portrays Mr. Rogers in the new film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” and Hanks joked about..
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers gives us our childhood back in first 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer

"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" first trailer is bound to make anyone who remembers Mister Rogers fondly get a little misty-eyed.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks shines as Mr. Rogers

Tom Hanks shines as Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" trailer.
USATODAY.com - Published

Austin Butler's casting as Elvis Presley makes girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens curse joyfully

Newbie Austin Butler will play Elvis Presley opposite Tom Hanks' Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's new movie about the king of rock 'n' roll.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tom Hanks makes waves on his 63rd birthday with eye-catching video

Watch Tom Hanks fall off a boat in slow motion to celebrate turning 63.
USATODAY.com - Published

Today in History for July 9th

Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom..
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Is there a real Forrest Gump? 25 years after Tom Hanks' film, we have answers

Is there a real Forrest Gump? That's a complicated answer. On the 25th anniversary of the beloved film starring Tom Hanks, we lay out the contenders.
USATODAY.com - Published

MOVIE REVIEW: Toy Story 4

movie review: toy story 4
by Graham Pierrepoint - TOY STORY 4 IMDb Dir: Josh Cooley Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Keanu..
One News Page Staff - Published

Spoilers! Tom Hanks explains that surprising 'Toy Story 4' ending: 'It's pretty profound'

After four "Toy Story" films with Woody, Buzz and the gang, Tom Hanks explains a major life decision made in the Pixar movie's finale. (Spoilers!)
USATODAY.com - Published

5 things to binge-watch this weekend: Tom Hanks edition

To continue your Tom Hanks fix after 'Toy Story 4' this weekend, binge watch some of the star's classics.
USATODAY.com - Published

Keanu's 'been through something' on 'Toy Story 4'

"Toy Story 4" stars Keanu Reeves and Tom Hanks say a lot more work goes into voice acting than people would expect. (June 21)  
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'Toy Story' stars say franchise a gift that keeps giving

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen discuss the generational success of the 'Toy Story' franchise, as well as making a fourth movie and carrying the story forward. Also, Tony Hale talks about his new character...
USATODAY.com - Published

'The world is my theme park': Tom Hanks finds it easy to think like a kid in 'Toy Story 4'

Tom Hanks returns for another animated go-round as Woody in Disney's 'Toy Story 4' while fostering his America's dad label on screen and off.
USATODAY.com - Published

Star dads celebrate Father's Day: Chris Evans, Prince Harry, Drake, Sanaa Lathan, more

Gushing and wise, silly and sweet messages, plus great Father's Day photos honor Prince Harry, Steph Curry, Adam Levine, Tom Hanks, Carey Hart, more.
USATODAY.com - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black:..
USATODAY.com - Published

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