Tom Hanks (born in Concord, California, July 9, 1956) starred in comedies like Splash (1984) by Ron Howard, Nothing in Common (1986) by Garry Marshall, 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. He performed in dramas like A League of Their Own (1992) by Penny Marshall, Philadelphia (1993) by Jonathan Demme, Forrest Gump (1994) by Robert Zemeckis, Apollo 13 (1995) by Ron Howard, Saving Private Ryan (1998) by Steven Spielberg, The Green Mile (1999) by Frank Darabont, Cast Away (2000) by Robert Zemeckis, Road to Perdition (2002) by Sam Mendes, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) by Stephen Daldry, Cloud Atlas (2012) by Andy and Lana Wachowski, Captain Phillips (2013) by Paul Greengrass, Saving Mr. Banks (2013) by John Lee Hancock, Bridge of Spies (2015) by Steven Spielberg, Sully (2016) by Clint Eastwood. Hanks starred in 3 movies directed by Ron Howard from the novels by Dan Brown: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009), and Inferno (2016) with Felicity Jones. Hanks played Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee opposite Meryl Streep as publisher Katharine Graham in The Post (2017) directed by Steven Spielberg, Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) by Marielle Heller.
Read Nominee Profile 2020: Tom Hanks “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” by Philip Berk.