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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 & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

King Kong
King Kong Preston
(2005)
Orange County
Orange County Shaun Brumder
(2002)
The House Bunny
(2008)
W.
W. Speechwriter #1
(2008)

Filmography

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 2015-2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Steve Dahl / Ernest Thompson Seton / Gordon Cooper
- Shit Shows (2016) ... Steve Dahl
- New Mexico (2015) ... Ernest Thompson Seton
- Oklahoma (2015) ... Gordon Cooper
 2014-2016 Talking Tom and Friends (TV Series)
Tom / Tom, Audience Member / Tom, Gardener
- Heatwave (2016) ... Tom (voice)
- Daddy Ben (2016) ... Tom (voice)
- Friends Forever (2016) ... Tom (voice)
- Online Romance (2016) ... Tom (voice)
- Jetpack Ninja (2016) ... Tom (voice)
 2015/I Vacation
Jake
 2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Son
- The Internet (2015) ... Son
 2015 No Stranger Than Love
Clint Coburn
 2015 Mini Mansions: Any Emotions (Video short)
The Man
 2015 Mom (TV Series)
Andy
- Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint (2015) ... Andy
 2013 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Director
- 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)
Allison
- A Shocking Exit (2013) ... Allison
- Happy Campers (2013) ... Allison
- Back to School (2013) ... Allison
- Out the Box (2013) ... Allison
 2012 The Guilt Trip
Rob
 2012 Sketchy (TV Series)
- Got the Check (2012)
 2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Movie Cop
 2012 First Look: Ultimate Teaser Trailer (Video short)
Trailer Actor
 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
 2007 Careless
Wiley Roth
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Drunk Frat Dude
 2005/II Standing Still
Quentin
 2005 Rx
Jonny
 2004 The O.C. (TV Series)
Grady Bridges
- The L.A. (2004) ... Grady Bridges
 2003 11:14
Mark
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Henry Jones
- Why We Fight (2001) ... Lt. Henry Jones (uncredited)
 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
Cosmo
 1996 That Thing You Do!
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Other Works:

"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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Alternate Names:

Colin Lewes Hanks

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Tower Records was a place to meet your friends, your co-workers or a place to meet new friends who shared a common love of music, literature and all things cultural. See more »

Trivia:

While on the National Public Radio show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!," Colin Hanks said that one of the bands in which he was a bass player was called "Pontius Pilot" (a play on the name of Pontius Pilate, the Roman prefect who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus). Hanks said that when he joined the band, he had no idea who Pilate was. See more »

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Sagittarius

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