Tom Hanks, a veteran American actor, has won two Academy Awards and is one of the most well-known film stars throughout the world. In North America, he is the fourth highest-grossing actor for a pull-string cowboy doll named Woody in the popular Toy Story film series.
He has performed in many roles both in commercially successful and critically acclaimed films throughout his acting career.
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Tom Hanks' most notable films are listed below.
Daryl Hannah plays Tom Hanks in this fantasy romantic comedy film. The character he played is a guy named Allen Bauer who falls in love with a mermaid. The film was released on March 9, 1984, in the United States.
Hanks was nominated for his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for a pre-adolescent boy named Josh Baskin, who wished to become big and physically mature. The film was released on June 3, 1988, in the United States.
A League of Their Own (1992)-
This is a sports comedy-drama about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Hanks plays Jimmy Dugan in the film that was released on July 1, 1992, in the United States.
Andrew Beckett, a gay man played by Hanks, and the lawyer he hires to sue employers who have fired him for his AIDS, is the subject of a legal drama film.
Hanks received his first Oscar for this role on December 22, 1993, in the United States and eight days earlier in Los Angeles.
Forrest Gump (1994)-
Hanks plays a Alabama man with a sluggish wit and a kind heart, Forrest Gump, in this comedy-drama.
Hanks has been nominated for two consecutive Academy Awards for best actor for his performance in Philadelphia. Forest Gump was released on July 6, 1994, in the United States.
Apollo 13 (1995)-
Hanks will play Commander Him Lovell in this space drama as he co-starred with Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris, Bill Paxton, and Gary Sinise.
That's What You Do! (1996)-
Hanks plays Mr. Amos White in this musically successful film that follows the story of a one-hit wonder pop band from the 1960s. The film was released on October 4, 1996, in the United States.
Ryan's Life (1998)-
Hanks is played as a United States Army Rangers captain in this epic war film. Hanks has won another Academy Award for this role.
In the United States, the film was released on July 24, 1998.
Cast Away (2000)-
Hanks plays Chuck Noland, a system analyst executive in a survival drama for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, and once again for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
In the United States, the film was released on December 22, 2000.
(2002)- "Route to Perdition"
In this crime drama in which he co-starred with Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Daniel Craig, Hanks plays Michael Sullivan Sr.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Hanks co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the role of an FBI agent named Carl Hanratty in the biographical crime comedy-drama. His character is inspired by a real-life FBI special agent of America Joseph Gerald Shea.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
In this biographical film, Hanks plays the role of a congressman named Charlie Wilson. Julia Roberts also co-starred.
Captain Phillips (2013)-
Hanks plays the titular Captain Phillips in this biographical action thriller film inspired by the Maersk Alabama hijacking in 2009.
(2015)- "Bridge of Spies"
Hanks plays James B. Donovan, an insurance lawyer in this historical drama film.
Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2016)-
Tom Hanks plays the titular role of Chesley Sullenberger, a retired airline and fighter pilot and ambassador of the United States in this biographical film.
The Post (2017)-
Hanks is cast as the long-time executive editor of The Washington-Bradlee in this historical political thriller.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) -
Hanks portrays Fred Rogers, the creator and host of Mister Rogers Neighborhoods, and is co-starring with Matthew Rhys, who plays Lloyd Vogel.
Tom Hanks received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in this role at the Toronto International Film Festival and on November 22 of the same year in the United States.
News of the World (2020)
In this Western film, Tom Hanks plays a former Confederate officer, Captain Kid.