Name: Tom Hanks
Birth Name: 
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Birth Date: 
July 9, 1956
Birth Place: 
Concord, CA
Relationship Status: 
Married to Rita Wilson
Celebrity Ranking # 1254

Tom Hanks' Insurance Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Posted Tuesday November 5, 2013 12:13 PM GMT

After charging Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson hundreds of thousands of dollars, a Southern California insurance broker was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.

According to City News Service, Jerry Goldman received a 27-month sentence Monday (November 4) in addition to paying about $840,000 in restitution.


Tom Hanks Beats out Will Smith as the Most Likable Man in Hollywood

Posted Friday October 25, 2013 10:01 PM GMT

Not a surprise to anyone of fans, an iHeartRadio survey reveals that Tom Hanks is the most likable man in Hollywood, beating out Will Smith.

The "Captain Phillips" superstar received 28.3 percent of the vote, defeating Will Smith, at 17.2% and Denzel Washington, at 13.9%. George Clooney reportedly came in at 4th place with 11.8%, followed by Brad Pitt at 11.2%, and Ryan Gosling, scoring a 7.4%.


Tom Hanks Meets a Fan with Autism Backstage

Posted Thursday October 24, 2013 5:41 PM GMT

Going backstage to share a few hugs, stories and laughs, the multi-talented Tom Hanks met with a lifelong fan after one of his Lucky Guy performances in New York in March.

Sarah Moretti, autistic superfan of Hanks, met with the 57-year-old in a video interview, showing him a scrapbook collection of his career. He saw the book, telling her, "Sweetie! How wonderful is it to meet you?"


Stars Come Out for "Saving Mr. Banks"

Posted Sunday October 20, 2013 4:29 PM GMT

Attracting Hollywood’s finest today (October 19), the biggest names in the business attended the long-awaited premiere of the biography/comedy/drama, “Saving Mr. Banks” at the 57th BFI London Film Festival.


Tom Hanks Plugs “Captain Phillips” in Tokyo

Posted Friday October 18, 2013 11:40 AM GMT

Showing some love to his Japanese fans, Tom Hanks showed up at a press conference for “Captain Phillips” in Tokyo today (October 18).

The “Forrest Gump” star was joined by director Paul Greengrass at Tokyo Midtown for some photos and a few questions from the local media ahead of his film’s premiere.


Tom Hanks Channels "Big" Piano Scene with Sandra Bullock: Watch Here!

Posted Monday October 14, 2013 10:21 AM GMT

Continuing promotions for his upcoming film "Captain Phillips," Tom Hanks stopped by the set of "The Jonathan Ross Show" on Saturday (October 12).

During his chat with the 57-year-old actor, the talk show host brought out a black and white giant keyboard to relive a popular scene of his 1988 film "Big."


“Captain Phillips” Scores $600K For Thursday Night Opening

Posted Friday October 11, 2013 1:40 PM GMT

He’s one of the greatest actors of all time, and Tom Hanks helped bring in $600,000 in ticket sales for the Thursday night (October 10) opening of his new movie “Captain Phillips.”

The Somali pirate drama is directed by Paul Greengrass and was made for approximately $55 million. Studio insiders predict it will make up $20 million of that budget this weekend.


Tom Hanks Brings "Captain Phillips" to the London Film Festival

Posted Wednesday October 9, 2013 11:59 PM GMT

Making the rounds to promote his new movie, Tom Hanks attended the European premiere of "Captain Phillips" at the BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday (October 9).

The "Forrest Gump" star wore a double-breasted black tuxedo as his lovely wife Rita Wilson posed by his side on the red carpet.