Film-actorThomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film-actor, producer, writer and director. Hanks worked in television and family friendly comedies before achieving success as a dramatic actor portraying several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia. Hanks was married to Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987. The coupld had two children, son Colin Hanks (also an
film actor) and daughter Elizabeth Ann. In 1988, Hanks married actress Rita Wilson; raised in several different Christian denominations, Hanks converted from 'roman Catholicism to Eastern Orthodox Christianity when marrying Wilson.
Born: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, July 9, 1956 (age 53), Concord, California, U.S.
Occupation:film Actor, producer, director, voice over artist, writer, speaker, comedian
Years Active: 1980-present
Spouse(s): Samantha Lewes (1978-1987), Rita Wilson (1988-present) film-actor