Birth Name: Tom Hanks
Birth Place: Concord, California, USA
Born on July 9, 1956 in Concord, CA, Hanks was raised by Amos, a cook and restaurant manager, and Janet, a hospital worker. In 1960, his father took him and his siblings to Reno, NV to start a new life, later divorcing Janet. After his second marriage failed, his father picked up the family and settled in Oakland, CA, where Hanks spent his formative years. Growing up an unhappy and often confused child, Hanks sought stability wherever he could find it. At Skyline High School, he played soccer and ran track, but became a born-again Christian, joining the fundamentalist First Covenant Church of Oakland for a couple of years. Hanks' true salvation, however, came when he discovered acting. With ...
Tom Hanks Sued
Blu-ray Review: 'Bridge of Spies' - Worth The Money?
Tom Hanks Named Most Popular Film Star - See Who Else Made The List
Tom Hanks Jokes That He Backed Leicester City for the Premier League Title
'A Hologram for the King': Exclusive UK Premiere Report
Watch Tom Hanks React To The News That Michael Strahan Is Leaving 'Live'
Show More Videos