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Tom Hanks: American actor and film producer
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks's films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America.

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Tom Hanks Stars in Universal's 'News of the World' Trailer | THR News [Video]

Tom Hanks Stars in Universal's 'News of the World' Trailer | THR News

Universal has released the official trailer for director Paul Greengrass' period drama 'News of the World' starring Tom Hanks, based on the National Book Award finalist and best-selling novel of the..

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Tom Hanks on Paying for Portions of 'Forrest Gump' Production | THR News [Video]

Tom Hanks on Paying for Portions of 'Forrest Gump' Production | THR News

Tom Hanks recently opened up about some of the issues the production faced while making the 1994 classic 'Forrest Gump.'

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Project FG: A Superyacht Inspired By Freddie Mercury And Forrest Gump [Video]

Project FG: A Superyacht Inspired By Freddie Mercury And Forrest Gump

Have you ever wondered what a yacht inspired by both Freddie Mercury & Forrest Gump would look like? Wonder no more, as this is 'project FG (Freddie Gump)', a superyacht which Netherlands-based..

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Tom Hanks back in Australia after Covid-19 battle [Video]

Tom Hanks back in Australia after Covid-19 battle

Tom Hanks has returned to Australia to resume filming his new Elvis Presley biopic after he tested positive for Covid-19 Down Under in March.

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Which Celebrities Got COVID-19? [Video]

Which Celebrities Got COVID-19?

A number of celebrities have contracted COVID-19. Actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Actor Idris Elba. Basketball player..

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On the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” in May 2017, Tom Hanks was described as “universally adored by pretty much every human alive.” That was the gag. Hanks could bring the divided..
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'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dies

'forrest gump' author winston groom dies
Vietnam-war era journalist Groom wrote 16 books. His "Forrest Gump" bestseller and then the film, starring Tom Hanks, became iconic exposes of the American psyche. Winston Groom has died at the age of..
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Typewriter artist James Cook's first exhibition features Hollywood stars

James Cook uses the characters of a typewriter to create likenesses of Tom Hanks and Bill Murray.
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'We need every dollar': Comment exposes Queensland's 'double standards'

'we need every dollar': comment exposes queensland's 'double standards'
Despite cries of double standards, Queensland authorities have revealed why celebrities like Tom Hanks are allowed into the state while grieving families aren't.Prime Minister Scott Morrison and other..
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Elvis biopic, which shut down after Tom Hanks got COVID-19, resuming production in Australia

Tom Hanks' Elvis Presley movie, where he originally contracted COVID-19, is returning to production in Australia, according to Deadline and Variety.
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Tom Hanks on World War II's 75th Anniversary

Act III of the war — After the War — is now simply part of our daily reality, in America and globally, writes Tom Hanks.
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Showtime pulls the plug on "Californication"

The David Duchovny series will end after seven seasons, plus Tom Hanks chimes in on "Saving Mr. Banks." Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today's Eye on Entertainment.
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Tom Hanks, Dick Van Dyke at "Saving Mr. Banks" premiere

On Monday night, Disney premiered the biographical comedy-drama "Saving Mr. Banks" starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. KCAL-TV's Suzanne Marques reports from Burbank, Calif.
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"Saving Mr. Banks" premieres in Hollywood

Tom Hanks wins over Emma Thompson with a spoonful of sugar, and Justin Bieber tags Brazil. Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today's Eye on Entertainment.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson officially become Greek citizens

The Hollywood stars are granted honorary citizenship for helping victims of a wildfire in Greece.
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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson become official citizens of Greece, prime minister announces

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially citizens of Greece, the country's prime minister announced.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially citizens of Greece: 'I am Greek in my soul and spirit'

tom hanks and rita wilson are officially citizens of greece: 'i am greek in my soul and spirit'
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens. The couple were presented with a Greek passport each by the country's Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Mitsotakis shared a photo from the..
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Quiz of the week: What annoyed Tom Hanks?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
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Today in History for July 9th

Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom..
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Tom Hanks doesn't get 'how common sense has somehow been put into question' with coronavirus

Tom Hanks appeared on the "Today" show in his first TV interview since contracting COVID-19 to ask people to do their part to stop the virus's spread.
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Hanks on US protests: 'It is a reckoning that's going on'

Actor Tom Hanks, who stars in new World War II naval drama "Greyhound," believes America is currently in the middle of a "reckoning" which "should have been around 15 years ago." (July 7)  
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Coronavirus: Tom Hanks 'has no respect' for people not wearing masks

The actor strongly criticises people who don't wear face coverings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tom Hanks explains how Greyhound is actually an animated movie

tom hanks explains how greyhound is actually an animated movie
Tom Hanks will next be seen in the World War II drama Greyhound that releases on Apple TV+ on July 10. In the film, he plays Commander Ernest Krause, who finds himself in the Battle of the Atlantic..
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Tom Hanks urges people to wear masks amid coronavirus pandemic

As one of the first celebrities to contract COVID-19, Tom Hanks is speaking out about those who won't wear face masks. And he's not alone.
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Coronavirus live updates: Day after US records 100K deaths, jobless claims to hit 41M; Tom Hanks donates plasma; gym owners want you back

The US marked 100K deaths. Jobless claims are due Thursday. Tom Hanks went 'PLASMATIC' on Instagram. Gym owners sue. Latest coronavirus news.
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Tom Hanks calls Ohio college graduates 'chosen ones' in virtual commencement speech

Of course, it was Tom Hanks, newly recovered from coronavirus, who delivered the virtual commencement speech to make everyone cry.
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On This Day: 30 April 1988

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks married actress Rita Wilson. (April 30)  
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Tom Hanks offers friendship to bullied boy named Corona

The Australian boy sent a letter to the Hollywood star when he heard Hanks had caught the virus.
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After recovering from COVID-19, Tom Hanks sends typewriter to bullied Australian boy named Corona

A bullied Australian boy named Corona has received a special gift from actor Tom Hanks - a typewriter bearing the same name.
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Hanks sends typewriter to bullied Aust boy

A bullied Australian boy named Corona has received a special gift from actor Tom Hanks - a typewriter bearing the same name.
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Tom Hanks details his and wife Rita Wilson's coronavirus battle in Australian isolation

Tom Hanks talks about his, wife Rita Wilson's battle with coronavirus in an Australian hospital that sent shock waves around the world.
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'Saturday Night Live' makes history with remote show amid coronavirus outbreak

Tom Hanks hosted a historic remote 'Saturday Night Live' from cast members' homes.
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'SNL' recap: Remote edition looked strange, but host Tom Hanks offered the comfort we need

'Saturday Night Live' looked different in its remote return but host Tom Hanks, recovered from COVID-19, offered the friendly face viewers needed.
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Adam Schlesinger: Stacy’s Mom songwriter dies aged 52 with coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Mark Ronson are among those paying tribute to the late Grammy-winner Adam Schlesinger.
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Tom Hanks remembers 'That Thing You Do!' songwriter Adam Schlesinger: 'He was a One-der'

Tom Hanks is among those paying tribute to Adam Schlesinger, the songwriter who died Wednesday due to coronavirus complications.
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Adam Schlesinger, Songwriter for Rock, Film and the Stage, Dies at 52

He made suburban characters shine in Fountains of Wayne songs and brought pop-rock perfection to the Tom Hanks film “That Thing You Do!”
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Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Selena Gomez and other celebs urge Americans to fill out Census 2020

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, community groups are making a big push for Census Day with celebrities such as Tom Hanks and Michelle Obama.
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Rita Wilson says she is a 'COVID-19 survivor' after Tom Hanks announces their return to US

As Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are on the mend from a battle with the novel coronavirus, Wilson is calling herself a "COVID-19 survivor."
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back in the U.S. after coronavirus diagnoses

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back stateside. Hanks made the announcement in a statement shared to Twitter Saturday.
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Bacon praises Hanks for sharing coronavirus diagnosis

Kevin Bacon calls Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson "very generous and humane" to go public with their positive coronavirus diagosis. (March 23)  
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ShowBiz Minute: Domingo, Hanks, Miles

Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo has coronavirus; Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson say they're feeling better; Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant. (March 23)  
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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson 'feel better,' offer hope in update about coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are improving after two weeks of struggling with coronavirus symptoms, sharing updates about their health.
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ShowBiz Minute: Perry, Glastonbury, Hanks

Judge hands major win to Katy Perry in "Dark Horse" dispute; Glastonbury 2020 canceled; Tom Hanks says he has the "blahs" but no fever in isolation. (March 18)  
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ShowBiz Minute: Hanks, Met Gala, Broadway

Reports say Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson released from hospital; Met Gala postponed due to coronavirus; Broadway stars singing from home in online charity series. (March 17)  
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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson are out of the hospital after contracting conroanvirus, son says

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have left the hospital, five days after they were admitted and tested positive for coronavirus, their son Chet Hanks said.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson released from coronavirus treatment

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Let's give thanks to Tom Hanks: Watch his 10 essential feel-good roles

While Tom Hanks is quarantined for coronavirus and recovering in Australia, here are his 10 essential feel-good roles to get us through the pandemic.
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Idris Elba tests positive for coronavirus; filming halted for 'Matrix 4'

British actor Idris Elba said on Monday he had tested positive for the new coronavirus, joining Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, among the first major celebrities to contract the respiratory..
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Tom Hanks offers a Mr. Rogers-inspired coronavirus isolation update from Australia

Tom Hanks is channeling one of his iconic roles and looking on the bright side while he and wife Rita Wilson are in isolation with coronavirus.
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Richard Wilkins tests positive for COVID-19 after meeting Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson

Entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins has tested positive to the coronavirus after meeting with Hollywood star Rita Wilson.
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Pregnant Katy Perry flees Australia amid coronavirus fears?

pregnant katy perry flees australia amid coronavirus fears?
Katy Perry has reportedly fled Australia over fears of coronavirus, after being locked down in Sydney hotel. The Syndey hotel is the same hotel where Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson stayed before..
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ShowBiz Minute: Wuorinen, Virus, Hanks

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen dies at 81; Coronavirus brings entertainment world to a standstill; Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson taking diagnoses 'one day at a time'  
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When Tom Hanks, Hollywood’s Everyman, Gets Coronavirus

Mr. Hanks is not like other movie stars, and that showed in the way people reacted to his announcement that he was infected.
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Octavia Spencer sends well wishes to Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Octavia Spencer says "it's a trying time" for the world admist the coronavirus pandemic, and sends well wishes to Tom Hanks and wife Rita who recently announced they tested positive for the virus. Most..
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Why people with diabetes, like Tom Hanks, may be at increased risk of coronavirus

Actor Tom Hanks said he and his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. He also has diabetes. Here's what that means.
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