He was born on July 9, 1956. He is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. He did movies like: Big (1988), Forrest Gump (1994), Philadelphia (1993), Apollo 13 (1995), The Polar Express (2004) You've Got Mail (both 1998), Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away (2000), Captain Phillips, The Da Vinci Code (2006), and Saving Mr. Banks (both 2013) and the Toy Story series. He is the recipient of Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award, Golden Globe and the People’s Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump. He was born in Concord, California. He was born to Amos Mefford Hanks and Janet Marylyn. His father was a cook while his mother was a hospital-going woman. Check out this page for more updates on Tom Hanks.