Family moved to Oakland California
9th, 1956 in
Parents divorced when Hanks was five years old
Attended Cabot College
Born on July
Hanks moved to New York City and was spotted by an ABC talent scout
Appeared in his first sitcom, Bosom Buddies
His career took off and began starring in films
Won his first award: Cleveland Critics Award
Shakespeare festivals in Ohio inspired him to start acting
Sleepless in Seattle
Saving Private Ryan
Married Samatha Lewes in 1978
Re-married to Rita Wilson in 1988
In 2013, Hanks was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
He had two children with Samantha Lewes: Collin and Elizabeth
He also had two children with Rita WIlson: Chester and Truman
Hanks donates to many charities including: Bid 2 Beat Aids, Elevate Hope Foundation, Madison's Foundation, and WBVF
After Apollo 13, he became a funder and member of the board at the National Space Society
Few of Many More Awards
People Choice Awards: 7
American Comedy: 3
Golden Globes: 4
Academy Awards: 2
Lifetime Achievement in 2002
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