Born in California, Tom Hanks grew up in what he calls a "fractured" family. His parents were pioneers in the development of marriage dissolution law in that state, and Tom moved around a lot, living with a succession of step-families. No problems, no abuse, no alcoholism - just a confused childhood...See full bio »
1999Toy Story 2
(performer: "You've Got a Friend in Me")
1996That Thing You Do!
(writer: "Lovin' You Lots and Lots", "It's Not Far", "La Señora De Dos Costas", "Mr. Downtown", "Voyage Around the Moon", "Hold My Hand, Hold My Heart", "Will You Marry Me?", "Spartacus", "Hollywood Showcase Theme")
1996The 22nd Annual People's Choice Awards
Himself - Accepting Award for Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture/Favorite Motion Picture and Winner: Favorite Actor in a Dramatic Motion Picture/Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Regarding the WGA Strike and how it could affect the Academy Awards: The show must go on, that is one of the tenets of everything. I am a member of the board of governors of the Academy, and we definitely want to put on a great show and honor the films that have come out in the course of the year...
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