Happy Birthday Tom Hanks!

ABOUT
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.

BEFORE FAME
He interned at the Great Lakes Theater Festival, where he learned about theater production, lighting, set design, and stage management.

TRIVIA FACT
He gained critical acclaim for his roles in the drama, Cast Away, and the animated film franchise, Toy Story.

FAMILY LIFE
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.

ASSOCIATED WITH
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.