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Tom Hanks

Actor Tom Hanks
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Full Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: One of the most successful actors of all time. Known for his roles in "Big", "Philadelphia", "Forrest Gump", "Apollo 13", "Saving Private Ryan", "You've Got Mail", "The Green Mile", "Cast Away", "The Da Vinci Code", "Captain Phillips", and the "Toy Story" series.

He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for both "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump".

Born: July 9, 1956
Birthplace: Concord, California, USA
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

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  • 1988-04-30 Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)

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