Tom Hanks Biography

Gender: Male

Tom Hanks made his professional stage debut portraying Grumio in The Taming of the Shrew at the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in Cleveland, OH. He performed in that company for three seasons. Moving to New York City in 1978, he performed with the Riverside Shakespeare Company. His numerous film credits include Splash, Forrest Gump(for which he won an Oscar), Philadelphia (for which he also won an Oscar),Sleepless in Seattle, That Thing You Do! (which he also wrote and directed), Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, Charlie Wilson's War and Cloud Atlas. For television, his credits include the multiple award-winning series "From the Earth to the Moon," "Band of Brothers," "John Adams," "The Pacific" and "Game Change."

Tom Hanks Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
 
Theatre World Awards - 2013 - Theatre World Award
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy

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