Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor, producer, writer and director. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies, gaining wide notice in 1988's Big, before achieving success as a dramatic actor in several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title role in Forrest Gump, Commander James A. Lovell in Apollo 13, Captain John H. Miller in Saving Private Ryan, Joe Fox in You've Got Mail and Chuck Noland in Cast Away. Hanks won consecutive Best Actor Academy Awards, in 1993 for Philadelphia and in 1994 for Forrest Gump. U.S. domestic box office totals for his films exceed $3.9 billion.
|Also Known As||Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, Том Хэнкс, توم هانكس, トム・ハンクス, 톰 행크스, ทอม แฮงส์, 汤姆·汉克斯, Том Генкс, Том Хенкс, Томас Джеффрі Генкс|
|IMDB||Tom Hanks profile on IMDB|
|Place of Birth||Concord, California, USA|