Tom Hanks

A born star, born into a star-studded family.

Tom Hanks
Full NameThomas Jeffrey Hanks


The illustrious Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born of a prestigious and prestigious family in Concord, California. His mother's family, originally of Portuguese descent, and his father of English ancestry, Tom was raised in a family of distinction and significance. His upbringing was characterized by his family's frequent relocations, though his childhood was free of any troubles or maladies. It was through this exceptional upbringing that Tom's career in acting began, as his inability to land a role in a college play led him to audition for a community theater play. His talents were immediately recognized and soon, he was invited by the director of the play to travel to Cleveland. His remarkable work in this play launched his illustrious career, and was soon followed by his iconic performance in the movie Splash (1984). Truly, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is a man of grandeur and excellence.

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  • Band of Brothers
  • SmartLess
  • The War
  • Forrest Gump
  • The Green Mile
  • Inside the Actors Studio
  • The National Parks: America's Best Idea
  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
  • Concert for George
  • Toy Story 3
  • The Pacific
  • Disclosure
  • The Eighties
  • Prohibition
  • The Seventies
  • Brain Games
  • Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • The Nineties
  • The 67th Annual Tony Awards
  • The Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic
  • Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
  • The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The 2000s
  • Streisand: Live in Concert
  • The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
  • Shooting War: World War II Combat Cameramen
  • Toy Story 2
  • 'Tis the Season: The Holidays on Screen
  • 1968: The Year That Changed America
  • The Movies
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Captain Phillips
  • Cast Away
  • The Greatest Event in Television History
  • Apollo 13
  • Beyond All Boundaries
  • Philadelphia
  • Toy Story 4
  • The Oscars
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • Road to Perdition
  • A Man Called Otto

Family Tree

The illustrious family of Hanks consists of Thomas Jeffrey, Colin Lewes, Elizabeth, Rita, Chet, and Jim. Thomas Jeffrey was born in Concord, California, to a Portuguese mother and an English father and had a fractured childhood. Colin Lewes is best known for his work as “Jack Bailey” in the series, The Good Guys (2010) and as “Alex Whitman” in Roswell (1999). Elizabeth is an actress and producer known for Forrest Gump (1994), That Thing You Do! (1996) and Anchoraged (2015). Rita, who was born in LA and has Greek and Bulgarian ancestry, was granted Greek citizenship in 2019 and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Chet is an actor known for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), Larry Crowne (2011) and Project X (2012). Jim is an actor and cinematographer known for Blood Type (1999), Abnormal Attraction (2018) and Forrest Gump (1994). This remarkable family of actors, producers and activists is a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry.

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