Tom Hanks is one of the top American actors — you know when you’ve made it big when you’ve been asked to do the voice overs for so many cartoons! Tom really made it into the movie marketplace with Bachelor Party, a movie about a bachelor who has a truly epic party.
Tom was born on July 9, 1956 in Concord, California and is a comedic and dramatic actor. He’s collaborated with famous directors such as Steven Spielberg on movies such as Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, and The Terminal. Overall, his films have grossed more than $4.6B at the movie theaters. In the early years, he attended college in California, majoring in theater. He moved to New York City in 1979, then ended up getting a gig in a television show called Bosom Buddies where he played a character called “Kip”. He had a short guest appearance on Happy Days where he met Ron Howard — this led to Tom being cast into the movie “Splash” which was his first foray into the big screen.
Tom went on to star in a multitude of amazing movies.
A Sample of Tom Hanks Movies:
- Big: A story about a boy who turns into a Man.
- Forest Gump: Tom won an Academy Award for this movie which came out in 1994.
- Apollo 13: About Apollo 13 space ship travel to outer space in the 1960s.
- Tom is known for many more movies.
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