BIO

Tom Hanks

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS by Paul Greengrass
For portraying Richard Phillips, captain of a cargo ship attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, based on his book “A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs and Five Dangerous Days"

4 Golden Globes: 7 nominations, 4 wins

WINS:
2001 Best Actor drama CAST AWAY.
1994 Best Actor drama FORREST GUMP
1993 Best Actor drama PHILADELPHIA
1988 Best Actor comedy BIG

NOMINATIONS:
2008 Best Actor comedy CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR
1999 Best Actor drama SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
1994 Best Actor comedy SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

MILESTONES
Hanks acted in comedies like SPLASH (1984) by Ron Howard, BIG (1988) by Penny Marshall, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (1993) and YOU’VE GOT MAIL (1998) by Nora Ephron with Meg Ryan, CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR (2007) by Mike Nichols, dramas like PHILADELPHIA (1993), FORREST GUMP (1994) by Robert Zemeckis, APOLLO 13 (1995) by Ron Howard, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (1998) by Steven Spielberg, THE DA VINCI CODE (2006) by Ron Howard, CLOUD ATLAS (2012) by Andy and Lana Wachowski. He produced the TV mini-series FROM EARTH TO THE MOON (1998), BAND OF BROTHERS (2001), JOHN ADAMS (2008), THE PACIFIC (2010), GAME CHANGE (2012). He directed THAT THING YOU DO! (1996) and LARRY CROWN (2011).