Tom Hanks

  • Birth

    Tom Hanks was born in Concord, California. He was raised by his mom, (unknown name), and father Amos, a chef, his older brother and sister. He was the youngest of all the relatives.
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    Life of Tom Hanks

  • Parents Divorced

    Hanks parents had divorced when he was 5 years old. This caused the family to move to Oakland, California. Hank attended the rest of school there.
  • Graduated from High School

    Hanks graduated high school in Oakland, California. He moved forward into college. He knew who he wanted to be.
  • Went to Junior College

    Attended Junior College after graduating from high school.
  • Recruited

    Hanks was recruited to be appeared in the Great Lakes Shakespheres Festival in Lakewood, Ohio. He was on one of the roles of the show. He worked on the show for 3 seasons.
  • His First Award in Acting

    Tom won the Cleavland Critics Circle Award for best actor on The Two Gentlemen of Verona. This was his first award in his career. He has one many awards over the years.
  • Dropped Out

    Hanks Dropped Out of California State College of Sacramento in 1980 after finnishing The Great Lakes Festival's third season. He moved to New York City. Thats when his official career in acting began.
  • Landed in His First Film

    Hanks landed in spots of the film He Knows You're Alone.
  • Landed in Another TV Show

    Hanks landed in his second TV Show on ABC (he was spotted by a talent scout of ABC) called Bosom Buddies.
  • Show Cancels

    The sitcom on ABC Canceled after two season and Hanks was back into being guest rolls in various tv shows.
  • Lands in His Second Movie

    Ron Howard remembered Hanks in his guest apperance on Happy Days, and asked him to read a script from a movie he was directing. He instantly made the lead role in the movie Splash.
  • Splash is Premiered

    The Movie finally appeared in 1984 after two years of putting the movie together.
  • Appeared in Bachelor Party

  • Appeared in The Man With One Red Shoe and Volunteers

  • Appeared in The Money Pit

  • Appeared in Dragnet

  • Made the Star Roll of Big

    Hanks Played the star roll of a 13 year old boy transplanted overnight into a 35 year old man.
  • Made Into More TV Shows and Movies

    Made Into More TV Shows and Movies
    He made it into the movie of Sleepless in Seattle and Joe Versus The Volcano. He also made it in some Disney movies like Toy Story. He has been the best actor in the movies he stared in.
  • Started Filming His Famous Movie Forrest Gump

    Started Filming His Famous Movie Forrest Gump
    Hanks started filming the funny, romantic, and sad story of Forrest Gump. He was the actor that inspired the crew. He has made lots of money staring in this movie.
  • Forrest Gump Premieres

    Forrest Gump Premieres
    Film made $500 Million Dollars in the box office.
  • Also Starred in Apolo 13

    Also Starred in Apolo 13
    He stared in the movie Apolo 13.
  • Toy Story Premiers

    Toy Story Premiers
    Hanks first Disney movie, Toy Story, was released. He made money playing the roll of Woody the Cow Boy
  • Box Office Sales Hank Made

    Box Office Sales Hank Made
    Apolo 13 made $500 Milion Dollars. This is the same pricing as the movie Forrest Gump. Hanks is the most famous person brining these movies up in the box office.
  • Toy Story 3 Premiers

    Toy Story 3 Premiers
    His last Toy Story Movie (so far as we know) was premiered on this day 2 years ago. He made money off of this sad movie.
  • Present in Hanks Life

    Present in Hanks Life
    Currently, Tom Hanks is alive and still acting in movies and tv shows. He is the man you guys remember as the guy running in Forrest Gump, and Woody from Toy Story 1,2, and 3. Tom Hanks is currenty 56 years old.