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  Tom Hanks - WhoABC Celebrities Guide
Hanks was absent from the screen in 2003; in 2004, he appeared in three films: The Coen Brothers' The Ladykillers, another Spielberg helmed film, The Terminal, and The Polar Express, a family film from Robert Zemeckis.
Hanks next appeared in a cameo role as himself in The Simpsons Movie, in which he appears in an advertisement claiming that the US government has lost its credibility and is hence buying some of his.
Hanks was married to Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987.
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 Tom Hanks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tom Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor famous for playing notable roles in many popular and critically acclaimed movies.
Hanks was married previousely to Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1985.
Hanks claims to be a cousin of James Hanks, one of several possible fathers of Nancy Hanks, mother of United States president Abraham Lincoln.
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 Tom Hanks
Hanks is generally known for his ability to imbue "nice-guy" roles with warmth, for example in the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle, but is quite capable of taking the role of a mob hitman, as seen in Road to Perdition.
Hanks was born in Concord, California to Amos Mefford Hanks, a Southern cook of English and Welsh heritage, and Janet Merilyn Frager, a hospital worker who was also of mostly English descent.
Hanks is a member of the National Space Society, serving on the Board of Governors of the nonprofit, educational space advocacy organization founded by Dr. Wernher von Braun, and was the producer of the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon about the Apollo program to send astronauts to the moon.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Tom Hanks
Hanks turned to the role of executive producer (and co-writer and co-director) for the HBO docudrama From the Earth to the Moon.
Hanks was married previously to Lewes from 1978 to 1987.
Hanks, who was unable to attend the induction ceremony, becomes the first actor to receive such an honor.
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 Tom Hanks   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tom Hanks was in his usual jovial mood when we met at a Chicago hotel, an appropriate venue to discuss the Chicago-shot "Road to Perdition".
The Tom Hanks that one meets is in stark contrast to his Michael O'Sullivan, the lowbrow hit man and surrogate son to gangster patriarch John Rooney {Paul Newman}.
Hanks' relationship with his own father, who was a cook, may not have mirrored this film precisely, but the actor does concede that "it was strained and I didn't live with him for a long time, though basically he was a good guy.
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 Tom Hanks Bio - Tom Hanks Biography - Tom Hanks Stories
Tom's daughter has a role as an 'extra' in Forrest Gump, she is the little red-haired girl on the school bus that he rides.
Tom is among the celebrities that are putting their personal artistic spins on the La Coste Polo Shirts, in a bid to raise funds for the fight against Pediatric AIDS.
Tom: I love what I do for a living, it's the greatest job in the world, but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that you don't truly deserve and you have to live up to your professional responsibilities and I'm always trying to balance that with what is really important.
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 SPACE.com Exclusive: For Tom Hanks, Apollo 13 Was a Personal Adventure
The desire to command was so ingrained, Hanks says, that during the final minutes of the Apollo 13 mission, Lovell almost forgot that flying the reentry was a job that belonged to his command module pilot, Jack Swigert.
Hanks is proud that his passions have been proven out, that what he thought was amazing about the Apollo missions resonates with the public -- even if they needed a little added Hollywood drama to understand.
Hanks has treasured the opportunity to act as a spokesman for the Apollo veterans, re-telling their stories for a new generation that had almost forgotten.
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 Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks had a ruff childhood, according to movies.yahoo.com Tom Hanks was "Born July 9, 1956, in Concord, CA.
Hanks spent much of his childhood moving about with his father, an itinerant cook, and continually attempting to cope with constantly changing schools, religions, and stepmothers.
For Tom Hanks to be able to do this goes to show, how good of an actor he is and it goes to show how well he is able to become that role.
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 AFI Life Achievement Award: Tom Hanks
Hanks' composed yet tormented prison guard in THE GREEN MILE walks slowly up to the electric chair where Michael Clarke Duncan's innocent convict is strapped in, awaiting execution.
Tom Hanks is a man who finds refuge in his family-wife Rita Wilson and children Colin, Elizabeth, Chester and Truman are the ones who keep him grounded in the realities of day-to-day life.
Through Hanks' ability to render recognizable the most disparate of characters, along with his inventiveness as a writer, producer and director, he has established himself as one of the great talents of American cinema.
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 StarLink Sexy Male Celebrities - Tom Hanks - News, Pictures, Biography, Filmography, Information, Movies, Videos, ...
Tom Hanks showed the appropriate vision necessary for the role sayings like "Stupid is as stupid does" and "Mama always said life was like a box a chocolates: You never know what you're going to get," which became part of the countries vocabulary.
Tom Hanks next lent his talented voice to Woody, a toy cowboy whose standing as top toy of a young boy is endangered by the antics of Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) in "Toy Story" (1995), the first full length computer animated feature.
Next, Hanks was cast by Steven Spielberg for his praised World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan" (1998), playing an army captain leading a immature squad of soldiers on a mission to locate a missing serviceman (Matt Damon) behind enemy lines.
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Tom Hanks proved his comedic skills in the early '80s sitcom Bosom Buddies, then starred with Daryl Hannah and John Candy in the mermaid comedy Splash (1984).
Tom Hanks - Tom Hanks actor Born: 7/9/1956 Birthplace: Concord, California Academy Award-winning comic and...
Tom Hanks - Actor, born 9 July 1956, Oscar-winning star of Forrest Gump
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 Tom Hanks Biography
The most likeable star of his generation, Tom Hanks is a throwback to the days when James Stewart and Gary Cooper lorded it over Hollywood.
Thomas J. Hanks was born on July 9th, 1956, in Concord, California, a direct descendant of an uncle of Nancy Hanks, the mother of Abraham Lincoln.
Hanks' profile rose steadily as a suspicious suburbanite in The 'Burbs, as a cop with a doggy partner in Turner And Hooch, and Joe Versus The Volcano, where he played a goofy guy who, with a short while to live, gets a rich man to pay him to jump into an active volcano.
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 Tom Hanks at All-Star Celebrity | Tom Hanks Biography | Tom Hanks Pictures | Tom Hanks News
Hanks finally became prominent when he starred opposite Daryl Hannah in the Disney comedy Splash!, which became the sleeper hit of 1984.
Though absent from the silver screen in 2001, Hanks remained in the public eye with a role in the acclaimed HBO mini-series Band of Brothers as well as appearing in September 11 television special America: A Tribute to Heroes and the documentary Rescued From the Closet.
For the next two years, Hanks was essentially absent from movie screens, but in 2004 he emerged with three new projects: The Coen Brothers' The Lady Killers, yet another Spielberg helmed film, The Terminal, and The Polar Express, a family picture from Forrest Gump and Castaway director Robert Zemeckis.
www.allstarcelebrity.com /Actors/Tom_Hanks   (778 words)

 Tom Hanks - Top Actors
Tom Hanks is terrific as Jim Lovell, the heroic leader of the mission whose resolve helped his crew survive.
Hanks and Sinese manage the difficult tasks of portraying humorless stiffs who are also sympathetic characters.
Tom Hanks Land The ultimate fansite for Tom Hanks.
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 Tom Hanks at Dotspotter
Hanks proved himself as a skilled comedian in the 1980s comedy “Bosom Buddies” and then starred on the big screen opposite Daryl Hannah and John Candy in the mermaid movie “Splash.” He hit it...
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks played a real life hero this week by halting filming on his new movie to help a stranded bride reach her wedding, WENN is reporting June 11th.
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks played a real life hero this week by halting filming on his new movie to help a stranded bride reach her wedding, WENN is...
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 Celebrity Spider - Tom Hanks
Hanks was born on July 9, 1956 in Concord, California.
His parents divorced when Tom was five; their father, Amos, a chef, raised him and his older brother and sister.
This Is London 6/5/08 Tom Hanks stops filming on set of his new movie for big emergency injury...
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 Tom Hanks Biography plus pictures, news, information and products.
Tom Hanks Biography plus pictures, news, information and products.
Though Hanks starred mostly in comedies in the early part of his career—he first came to notice in the 1980-82 situation comedy Bosom Buddies—he later moved away from comedies and started making mostly more-serious dramas.
Hanks is a Democrat and has supported many candidates, including Hilary Clinton, Diane Feinstein, Al Gore, and John Kerry.
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 Tom Hanks | Destination Hollywood Tribute
Tom Hanks has a small role as his real-life son, Colin Hank's, on-screen father in The Great Buck Howard.
Tom Hanks's most recent movie, Charlie Wilson's War, is now available on DVD.
Tom Hanks pictured (left) in Sleepless in Seattle This Tribute is not officially endorsed or authorized by Tom Hanks.
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 MySpace.com - Tom Hanks - 51 - Male - Los Angeles, California - www.myspace.com/tomhanks
MySpace.com - Tom Hanks - 51 - Male - Los Angeles, California - www.myspace.com/tomhanks
Tom Hanks's Latest Blog Entry [Subscribe to this Blog]
This website takes a FASCINATING journey into a land where The Big Lie is the basis for everyday life.
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 Tom Hanks pictures,photo gallery of Tom Hanks,Tom Hanks wallpapers, pics, photos, images, picture gallery
Tom hanks was born in Cancord on July 9, 1956.
His career got a start when he first got a role in the TV series "Bosom Buddies," where he played a man forced to dress in drag in order to be able to stay at a women's-only hotel.
Tom Hanks movie stills from the mainstream movies, also feature original theme wallpaper.
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 Charlie Wilson's War Now on DVD
Tom Hanks holds the distinction of being the first actor in 50 years to be awarded back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards.
A Charlie Wilson’s War synopsis for the movie is that, in the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) was a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas who seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees.
Fans of Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman will enjoy seeing their favorite actors at work and will be able to have images to supplement the Charlie Wilson’s War plot synopsis on this website.
www.charliewilsonswar.net   (2401 words)

 Tom Hanks Biography - Movies.com
Often called the James Stewart of modern Hollywood, nice guy Hanks has had an impressive career with an ironic beginning — he couldn't get cast in a college play, so he tried out for a community theater and wowed its director.
Hanks is the recipient of two back-to-back Oscars for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump in 1994 and 1995, respectively.
Tom is a third cousin, four generations removed, of Abraham Lincoln.
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 Actor Tom Hanks Endorses Barack Obama - Politics on The Huffington Post
Tom Hanks very nicely and positively states why he has decided to support Obama and this is what he gets from the Hillary crowd.
Tom Hanks has been fooled to lend himself to the empty promises performed by puppet Obama.
Tom, according to your speech, no matter who wins the presidency this year, he is going to make history.
www.huffingtonpost.com /2008/05/03/actor-tom-hanks-endorses_n_100001.html   (2485 words)

 Tom Hanks - Salon.com
Tom Hanks plays a sort of Esperanto Everyman stuck for months at JFK Airport in what is probably the worst-directed film Steven Spielberg has ever made.
Tom Hanks and Armani say no to the Oscars, Liz says "ciao" to Hollywood, and we get a sneak peek of "Matrix" sequel.
Tom Hanks says that until crisis strikes, you always know what you're going to get.
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 Tom Hanks - SideReel
Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.
The family's three oldest children, Sandra, (now Sandra Hanks Benoiton, a writer), Rufus (now Lawrence M. Hanks, PhD, a renowned entomology professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Tom, went with their father; while the youngest, Jim, now an actor and film maker, remained with his mother in Red Bluff,...
Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor portraying Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump, Captain John H. Miller in Saving Private Ryan and Michael Sullivan in Road To Perdition.
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