Who is Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks's films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America.

Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash (1984) and Big (1988). He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for starring as a gay lawyer suffering from AIDS in Philadelphia (1993) and a young man with below-average IQ in Forrest Gump (1994). Hanks collaborated with film director Steven Spielberg on five films: Saving P...
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  • Beinlibertarian: this week in the life of tom hanks was predicted by the simpson’s
  • Matthewstoller: right before tom hanks orders his troops into battle, john ryan brings him critical intelligence found by jack bauer. president bartlet give a speech about american values, and the conflict is resolved. that's the state department plan for ukraine.
  • Chrismarq8_: sometimes i feel like tom hanks in cast away. in my case, in a coma for almost 10 years, only to wake up and find the life i had no longer exist. everyone thought i died. my belongings and work were stolen and fiancĂ© was cheating, married someone else. woke up broke and homeless.
  • Arugulake: tom hanks is great
  • Vlzxero: oddly excited to watch the terminal when i get to it bc it's just 2 hours of tom hanks stuck in jfk airport and yet spielberg can somehow make an entire movie out of that
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Eugene Field Poem
Sister's Cake
 by Eugene Field

I'd not complain of Sister Jane, for she was good and kind,
Combining with rare comeliness distinctive gifts of mind;
Nay, I'll admit it were most fit that, worn by social cares,
She'd crave a change from parlor life to that below the stairs,
And that, eschewing needlework and music, she should take
Herself to the substantial art of manufacturing cake.

At breakfast, then, it would befall that Sister Jane would say:
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