Thomas Jeffrey Hanks or Tom Hanks is indeed an actor as well as a filmmaker from the United States. He is considered as just an American cultural icon and therefore is renowned for both humorous and serious parts. He is among the most renowned and recognisable cinema stars globally. Hanks’ movies have made over $4.9 billion throughout North America as well as $9.96 billion globally, giving him the fourth highest-grossing actor in the country.
Splash (1984), Bachelor Party (1984), Big (1988), and A League of Their Own (1988) were among Hanks’ first main performances, all of which earned high critical acclaim.
He received two Academy Awards for Best Actor inside a Leading Role for his roles as a homosexual lawyer with AIDS in Philadelphia (1993) as well as the titular protagonist in Forrest Gump (1995). (1994). Defending Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), Bridge of Spies (2015), as well as the Post (2017), are among the five movies Hanks worked on now with Steven Spielberg, and also the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers, that debuted him as both a director, producer, as well as screenwriter.
The romantic comedies Sleep-deprived in Seattle (1993) and Then you’ve Got Mail (1998); the dramas Apollo 13 (1995), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), as well as Cloud Atlas (2012); as well as the biographical procedurals Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr Banks (2013), Sully (2016), A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) and News of the World (2019) are among Hanks’ other movies. He too has voiced Sheriff Woody within the Toy Story movie franchise (1995–2019) as well as playing the main role inside the Robert Langdon movie franchise.
Hanks has two Academy Award nominations out of a total of six. Hanks too has received seven Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a producer on shows including That of the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers, John Adams, and Also the Pacific. He was nominated for such a Tony Award for Best Actor in such a Play in 2013 with his portrayal in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy. In 2002, he got the AFI Life Achievement Award. In 2004, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented him with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Cinema. In 2014, he earned a Kennedy Center Honor, and then in 2016, President Barack Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and also the French Legion of Honor.