101 Facts About Tom Hanks

1. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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2. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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3. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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4. In February 2019, Tom Hanks was cast in News of the World, to be his second collaboration with director Paul Greengrass.

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5. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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6. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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7. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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8. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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9. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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10. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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11. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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12. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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13. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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14. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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15. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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16. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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17. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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18. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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19. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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20. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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21. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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22. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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23. Tom Hanks was her only marriage and possibly even the only love throughout the life.

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24. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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25. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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26. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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27. Tom Hanks spoke about the importance of journalism as he narrated the Washington Post's first Super Bowl commercial Sunday.

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28. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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29. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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30. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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31. Tom Hanks stepped up for The Washington Post during a Super Bowl commercial.

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32. Tom Hanks won his first Oscar for playing Andrew Beckett, a gay lawyer whose firm terminates him when they discover he has AIDS.

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33. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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34. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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35. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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36. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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37. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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38. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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39. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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40. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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41. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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42. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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43. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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44. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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45. Tom Hanks is stepping up for the Washington Post during a Super Bowl commercial.

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46. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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47. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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48. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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49. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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50. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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51. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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52. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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53. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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54. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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55. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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56. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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57. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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58. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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59. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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60. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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61. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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62. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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63. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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64. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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65. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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66. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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67. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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68. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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69. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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70. Tom Hanks wrote: "Final line, final session as Woody of Toy Story 4.

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71. Tom Hanks has shared a backstage screenshot from Toy Story 4 after he wrapped up filming as the character Sheriff Woody.

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72. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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73. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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74. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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75. Tom Hanks has recorded his last line as Woody in Toy Story 4.

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76. Tom Hanks shared this behind-the-scenes picture today to mark his last session as Woody for Toy Story 4.

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77. Toy Story 4 star Tom Hanks has shared a behind-the-scenes picture showing off his final recording session as Woody.

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78. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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79. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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80. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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81. Tom Hanks has shared a sneak peak ofof himself recording his final line as Woody for Toy Story 4.

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82. Tom Hanks sent fans wild on Wednesday as he announced he'd finished recording as Woody in Toy Story 4.

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83. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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84. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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85. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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86. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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87. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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88. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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89. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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90. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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91. In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

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92. Tom Hanks was the second actor in history to earn back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for his roles in the 1993 Philadelphia and then in 1994 for Forrest Gump.

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93. Tom Hanks shares a birthday with musicians Jack White, David O'Hara, and Courtney Love as well as actor Chris Cooper, politician Donald Rumsfeld and a barista in Denver, Colorado named Jennifer.

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94. Tom Hanks has hosted Saturday Night Live eight times making him a member of the Five-Timers Club.

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95. Tom Hanks gained 30 pounds in order to play the role of Jimmy Dugan, washed-up ballplayer-turned-manager of a female baseball team, in 1992's A League of Their Own.

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96. Tom Hanks landed the lead role in television series "Bosom Buddies" alongside Peter Scolari where he and Scolari had to dress as women to stay in the one apartment they could afford.

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97. Tom Hanks is a third cousin, four generations removed, of former President Abraham Lincoln.

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98. Tom Hanks found himself under fire over some comments he made while promoting his HBO series The Pacific.

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99. Tom Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the US Army Rangers Halls of Fame after his perfect depiction of an army captain in the movie "Saving Private Ryan.

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100. Tom Hanks signed onto Forrest Gump after an hour and a half of reading the script, but agreed only to take the role if the film was historically accurate.

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101. Tom Hanks would go on to dominate the 1990s, which were a less than fortunate time in Chase's career.

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