Tom Hanks Biography, Age, Movies, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family & More


Tom Hanks Biography, Age, Movies, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family & More




Who Is Thomas Hanks?


Thomas Hanks (Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for both his dramatic and comedic roles, He is one of the most famous and recognizable film stars worldwide. Hanks is regarded as an American cultural icon.

Thomas Hanks Biography

Full Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

Nickname(s): America's Dad, Tom Hankies

Date of Birth: July 9, 1956

Birthplace: Concord, California, U.S.A.

Birth Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

Height (approx.): 1.83 m

Zodiac sign: Cancer

Citizenship: American, Greek

Education: California State University, Chabot College

Educational Qualification: Majors in Drama

Occupation: Actor, filmmaker

Parents: Father- Amos Mefford Hanks

                Mother- Janet Marylyn Frager

Marital Status: Married

Spouse(s): Samantha Lewes (m. 1978; div. 1987), Rita Wilson (m. 1988)

Children: Chet Hanks, Colin Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks

Siblings: Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks (Brothers)

                 Sister- Sandra Hanks

Net worth: $350 million (Feb 2020)


Thomas Hanks Films & Movies

Bosom Buddies (1980–82)

Splash (1984)

Bachelor Party (1984)

Volunteers (1985)

The Money Pit (1986)

Nothing in Common (1986)

Big (1988)

Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

You’ve Got Mail (1998)

A League of Their Own (1992)

Philadelphia (1993)

 Forrest Gump (1994)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Cast Away (2000)

Apollo 13 (1995)

The Green Mile (1999)

Road to Perdition (2002)

 Toy Story series (1995, 1999, 2010, and 2019)

Catch Me If You Can

Angels & Demons (2009)

Inferno (2016)

 Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

Cloud Atlas (2012)

A Hologram for the King (2016)

The Post (both 2017)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Greyhound (2020)

Larry Crowne (2011)

Earth to the Moon (1998)

dramas Band of Brothers (2001)

The Pacific (2010)

Uncommon Type (2017)


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Published Year: 1998

Total Page count: 460

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography (1998)


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The powerful, dramatic biography of conomist and mathematician John Forbes Nash, who overcame serious mental illness and schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize.


2. Alan Turing: The Enigma


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Book Title: Alan Turing: The Enigma

Published Year: 1983

Author: Andrew Hodges

Total Page count: 587

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


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This book is a biography of the British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. The book covers Alan Turing's hole life and work. The film The Imitation Game (2014) is loosely based on the book.


3. Alexander Hamilton


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Book Title: Alexander Hamilton

Published Year: 2004

Author: Ron Chernow

Total Page count: 818

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


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"Alexander Hamilton" is a biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton. "Alexander Hamilton" is written by famous historian and biographer Ron Chernow. Alexander Hamilton was an instrumental promoter of the U.S. Constitution, founder of the nation's financial system. Alexander Hamilton was first Secretary of the Treasury. Alexander Hamilton was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.


4. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"


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Book Title: Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

Published Date: 8 May 2018

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Total Page count: 208

Types: Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


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5. Churchill: A Life


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Book Title: Churchill: A Life

Published Year: 1991

Author: Martin Gilbert

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Total Page count: 1066 pages


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"Churchill: A Life Churchill" is a brilliant marriage of the hard facts of the public life and the intimate details of the private man. a vital portrait of one of the most remarkable men of any age as well as a revealing depiction of a man of extraordinary courage and imagination. Winston Churchill — considered by many to be

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6. E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation


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Book Title: E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

Author: David Bodanis

Published Year: May 2000

Book Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Total Page count: 336 pages

Types: Biography


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Book Title: Enrique's Journey

Published Year: 2006

Author: Sonia Nazario

Total Page count: 300 pages

Book Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC

Types: Novel, Biography


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8. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo


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Book Title: Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo

Published Year: 1983

Author: Hayden Herrera

Book Publisher: Harper

Types: Biography, Biographical Fiction


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9. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


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Book Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Published Year: 2 February 2010

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Total Page count: 381

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


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10. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Three Tenant Families


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Book Title: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

Published Year: 1941

Author: James Agee

Book Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Total Page count: 416 pages

Subjects: History


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"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" is a book written by American writer James Agee and published in 1941 in the United States. The book is documents the lives of impoverished tenant farmers during the Great Depression.


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