Happy Birthday Tom Hanks!
Legendary actor who won back-to-back Oscars for Philadelphia in 1993 and Forrest Gump in 1994. He has starred in many other classics, including Cast Away, The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, and Apollo 13.
He interned at the Great Lakes Theater Festival, where he learned about theater production, lighting, set design, and stage management.
He gained critical acclaim for his roles in the drama, Cast Away, and the animated film franchise, Toy Story.
He divorced his first wife, Samantha Lewes, in 1987, and married his second wife, actress Rita Wilson the following year. One of his four children is actor Colin Hanks.
He has had great success teaming up with Steven Spielberg; the pair have worked together on several films including Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal.