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 # N/A

Tom Hanks: I Have Type II Diabetes

Posted Tuesday October 8, 2013 8:55 AM GMT

He’s one of the most prolific actors of his generation, and Tom Hanks revealed that he’s been suffering from Type II Diabetes for years.

The 57-year-old “Forrest Gump” hunk told David Letterman that while he’s had to deal with blood sugar complications for 20 years, he only recently was diagnosed with the disease.


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Tom Hanks and Naomi Watts Attend "Captain Phillips" Premiere at the NYFF

Posted Monday September 30, 2013 7:30 PM GMT

Proudly bringing his new movie to the Big Apple, Tom Hanks premiered "Captain Phillips" during the New York Film Festival on Friday (September 27).

Dressed in a dark gray suit with a matching tie and lighter shirt, the "Forrest Gump" star posed for pics as Naomi Watts showed up to check out the flick in a short black strapless dress.


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Pirates! Two New Video Spots Released for “Captain Phillips”

Posted Saturday September 28, 2013 2:50 PM GMT

Strap yourselves in for some intense storytelling, involving Somali pirates, the steadfastness of an American captain, and gritty hijacking: two new video spots for “Captain Phillips” have just arrived Friday (September 27).

Starring Tom Hanks, “Captain Phillips” is and based upon the book, “A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea,” by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty.


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Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi Talk "Captain Phillips" in The Hollywood Reporter

Posted Thursday September 26, 2013 11:18 AM GMT

With their new film "Captain Phillips" slated to hit theaters October 11th, Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi scored the cover spot of The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue.

During their interview with the publication, the actors chatted about the film and revealed details about their time on set.


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Second Trailer for Tom Hanks’ “Captain Phillips” Hits the Web: Watch Here!

Posted Friday August 16, 2013 12:53 PM GMT

He’s one of the living legends of Hollywood, and Tom Hanks looks to have another hit on his hands with the forthcoming flick “Captain Phillips.”

The “Forrest Gump” star teamed up with “Bourne Legacy” mastermind Paul Greengrass for the exciting new project, slated to hit theaters on October 11th.


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“Saving Mr. Banks” Trailer Unveiled: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday July 11, 2013 2:20 PM GMT

Giving the amazing untold account of how the “Mary Poppins” film came to be, “Saving Mr. Banks” has just released a teaser trailer.

The much-anticipated project stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as author P.L. Travers, the woman responsible for writing the beloved children’s books.


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Colin Hanks and Wife Expecting Baby #2

Posted Tuesday April 2, 2013 2:45 PM GMT

Adding to the famous family, Colin Hanks and his wife Samantha announced that they are expecting baby #2.

The new little one will join sister Olivia Jane, who was born on February 1, 2011. Just about nine months before, the happy couple exchanged vows in a West Hollywood ceremony.


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Stars Take a Stand Against Cancer

Posted Tuesday February 5, 2013 12:22 AM GMT

Lending their support to mark World Cancer Day, celebrities came together in memory and in honor of friends and loved ones who battled the disease.