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Colin Hanks

Colin Lewes Hanks is an American actor. He was born in Sacramento, California, to actors Samantha Lewes and Tom Hanks. Colin is best-known for his work as "Jack Bailey" in the series, The Good Guys (2010) and as "Alex Whitman" in Roswell (1999). Hanks' best-known film role may be in the teen movie, Orange County (2002), with Jack Black and John ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
- Sleepy Email Brunch Tree (2015) ... Greg
- Interruptus Date Breast Movin' (2015) ... Greg
- Pilot (2015) ... Greg
 2015/I Vacation
 2014-2015 Talking Tom and Friends (TV Series)
- Friendly Customer Service (2015) ... Tom
- Future Tron (2015) ... Tom
- Assertive App (2015) ... Tom
- Un-Talking Tom (2015) ... Tom
- The Audition (2014) ... Tom
 2015 No Stranger Than Love
Clint Coburn
 2015 What Lives Inside (TV Mini-Series)
Taylor Delaney
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Taylor Delaney
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Taylor Delaney
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Taylor Delaney
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Taylor Delaney
 2015 Mini Mansions: Any Emotions (Video short)
The Man
 2015 Mom (TV Series)
- Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint (2015) ... Andy
 2013 Key and Peele (TV Series)
- Episode #3.11 (2013) ... Director
 2013 Ghost Ghirls (TV Series)
Bloody Bat / Thomas Wellington
- Field of Screams (2013) ... Bloody Bat / Thomas Wellington
 2013 Super Buddies (Video)
Megasis / Captain Canine (voice)
 2013 Burning Love (TV Series)
- A Shocking Exit (2013) ... Allison
- Happy Campers (2013) ... Allison
- Back to School (2013) ... Allison
- Out the Box (2013) ... Allison
 2012 The Guilt Trip
 2012 Sketchy (TV Series)
- Got the Check (2012)
 2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Movie Cop
 2011/III Lucky
Ben Keller
 2010 Barry Munday
Heavy Metal Greg
 2010 High School
Brandon Ellis
 2005-2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Marshall Penfield
 2008/I W.
Speechwriter #1, Mike
 2007 Careless
Wiley Roth
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Drunk Frat Dude
 2005/II Standing Still
 2005 Rx
 2004 The O.C. (TV Series)
Grady Bridges
- The L.A. (2004) ... Grady Bridges
 2003 11:14
 1999-2001 Roswell (TV Series)
Alex Whitman / Captain Sheridan Cavitt
- Off the Menu (2001) ... Alex Whitman (credit only)
- Baby, It's You (2001) ... Alex Whitman (credit only)
- It's Too Late and It's Too Bad (2001) ... Alex Whitman (credit only)
 2000 Whatever It Takes
 1996 That Thing You Do!
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"33 Variations," limited engagement of an original play with music; written and directed by Moisés Kaufman; music by Ludwig van Beethoven; musical direction by Diane Walsh; choreography by Daniel Pelzig; with Jane Fonda (portraying Dr. Katherine Brandt); Don Amendolia (portraying Anton Diabelli); Zach Grenier (portraying Ludwig... See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Colin Lewes Hanks


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Having come up in the era where movies are only movies if they're released in the theater... I don't know if that holds true anymore. I've been involved in some movies that have gone 'direct-to-video,' and that used to not be a good thing, but now it's different. See more »


Auditioned for a role in director Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown (2005) but lost out to Orlando Bloom. See more »

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