2005: Public service announcement for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org]
1 Biographical Movie |
3 Print Biographies |
26 Interviews |
38 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
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(1989, Playboy Magazine) As a child, I had an incredible amount of freedom to do whatever I wanted to do. By the time I was in junior high school, I was wandering around, freely, as much as I wanted to. A free spirit.
Returned to his old high school, Skyline High School in Oakland, California, to dedicate a renovated theater named for Rawley T. Farnsworth, the retired drama teacher he thanked in his Philadelphia
(1993) Oscar speech. Oakland Tribune reports Hanks donated about 1/4 of the $465,000 cost of the project. Then he led the audience of some 1000 people in a chorus of "There's No Business Like Show ...
His characters are often immensely likeable ordinary guys