Tom Hanks, one of the most popular and the greatest American actors will be celebrating his 60th birthday on this day. Undoubtedly, he’s one of the most popular and successful Hollywood actors whether you like him in his role in the 1998 American epic war drama film Saving Private Ryan, or in the 2013 American biographical survival thriller film Captain Phillips, or in the 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film You’ve Got Mail.
We have seen him travel to space, survive on island or fight in wars. Because of his exceptional talent, Hanks has appeared in stage performances, television series and in more than a hundred films. In this article you will find some things and cool facts about him you probably do not know.
1. Tom’s father
Amos Hanks, Tom’s father had English ancestry, while his mother, Janet Marylyn was of Portuguese descent. Tom Hanks is a proud American who was born in Concord, California.