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7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Tom Hanks

Entrepreneur: If you'll indulge a reporter for a minute, I'd like to have a fan-girl moment about Tom Hanks. His long and varied career -- actor, producer, writer, director and app developer -- makes him among Hollywood's elite, and he's done it while maintaining a ...
Yarmulke-Wearing Tom Hanks Busts a Move at Scooter Braun's Wedding (Video)

- 7 months earlier @ The Oscar winner danced and lip-synched to Montell Jordan's '90s classic "This Is How We Do It." read more

Tom Hanks in Talks to Reunite With Meg Ryan in 'Ithaca' (Exclusive)

- 7 months earlier @ He'd make a cameo in the film adaptation of William Saroyan's classic 1943 novel, in addition to executive producing. read more

Tom Hanks, Sting among 5 Kennedy Center honorees

- 7 months earlier @ Sunday, December 7, 2014 10:04 pm | Updated: 1:00 am, Mon Dec 8, 2014.

Tom Hanks Circles a new film role

- 7 months earlier @ Tom Hanks is considering starring in new movie The Circle. The Spectacular Now’s James Ponsoldt will direct the movie from his own script, while Tom will also be attached as a producer alongside his Playtone partner Gary Goetzman.

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Tom Hanks Wrote Letter To George Roy Hill Asking To Be Discovered At 18

Long before Tom Hanks was one of the most well respected actors in Hollywood, he was just a high school student with a big dream. When Hanks was 18 years old, he wrote a letter to acclaimed director George Roy Hill, who won the Best Director Oscar in ...

Carly Rae Jepsen Talks About Tom Hanks's Audition Process on Comedy Bang! Bang!

IFC (blog): Tom Hanks may be a world famous actor who won back-to-back Oscars for his incredible, heart-wrenching performances in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, but when it comes to a Carly Rae Jepsen video, he has to stand in line just like everybody else.

Tom Hanks begged for a break when he was just 18: 'You should discover me' ... of the Margaret Herrick Library of the Motion Picture Academy in Beverly Hills, and included among the scripts and scraps from famous films was a priceless letter from an 18-year-old Hanks. The then-aspiring actor wrote to the Oscar-winning ...

How Tom Hanks Invited Oscar-Winning Director to 'Discover' Him When He Was a Teen

ABC News: When Tom Hanks was a teenager, he was taken with the movie "The Sting," and its Oscar-winning director, George Roy Hill. After seeing the film, Hanks, then an aspiring actor, wrote to Hill, asking for his big break. "Now, right away I know what you are ...

An 18-Year-Old Tom Hanks Wrote a Letter to an Acclaimed Director Before He Was

People Magazine: That irresistible charm Tom Hanks has famously exuded? Turns out, it's always been there, even from a young age. Long before the 59-year-old Alameda, California, native had a closet full of awards to his name, he was simply a student at Skyline High ...

Tom Hanks' Pal In Overdose Death

TOM HANKS – already worried sick over son Chet's battle with drugs and alcohol – has been shattered by the heroin overdose death of his friend and mentor, producer Chris Thompson. Chris, 63, was the mastermind behind “Bosom Buddies,” the 1980s ...

Tom Hanks predicted he would be a big star in letter to director aged 18 He is an award-winning actor with a truly impressive roster of films under his belt. But it seems Tom Hanks always knew he was destined for big things and he wasn't shy about telling people. The actor sent a fan letter to George Roy Hill back in 1974 ...