Tom Hanks

Biography: Born in California, Tom Hanks grew up in what he calls a 'fractured' family. His parents were pioneers in the development of marriage dissolution law in that state, and Tom moved around a lot, living with a succession of step-families. No problems, no abuse, no alcoholism, just a confused childhood. He had no acting experience in college, and in fact credits the fact that he couldn't get cast in a college play with actually starting his career - he went downtown, auditioned for a community theater play, was invited by the director of that play to go to Cleveland, and there his acting career started. He met his second wife, actress Rita Wilson on the set of the movie Volunteers (1985) - they have two children and Tom has another son and daughter by his first wife. In 1996 he made his first step behind the camera, directing as well as starring and writing the film That Thing You Do! (1996).

Tom Hanks' Scores

Average career score: 68
Highest Metascore: 86 Band of Brothers: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 34 A League of Their Own (1993) : Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
9 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 10 Oct 6, 1984 Himself 10
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 11 Nov 9, 1985 Himself 10
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 15 Sep 24, 1989 Himself 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
86 Band of Brothers: Season 1 Sep 9, 2001 Writer / Director 9.3
tbd Tales from the Crypt: Season 4 Jun 27, 1992 Director 9.0
78 John Adams: Season 1 Mar 16, 2008 Executive Producer 8.5
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 11 Jan 7, 2013 Guest 8.0
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 1 Oct 11, 1975 Various / Mr. Short-Term Memory 7.9
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 38 Sep 15, 2012 Himself 7.7
86 The Pacific: Season 1 Mar 14, 2010 Narrator / Executive Producer 7.6
72 Big Love: Season 1 Mar 12, 2006 Executive Producer 6.9
71 Big Love: Season 2 Jun 11, 2007 Executive Producer 6.9
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 42 Oct 1, 2016 Himself 6.5
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.3
68 Big Love: Season 4 Jan 10, 2010 Executive Producer 6.1
85 Big Love: Season 5 Jan 16, 2011 Executive Producer 6.1
tbd From the Earth to the Moon: Season 1 Apr 5, 1998 Writer / Director 6.0
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 37 Sep 24, 2011 Himself 5.9
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 31 Oct 1, 2005 Himself 5.7
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 36 Sep 25, 2010 Himself 5.5
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 34 Sep 13, 2008 Himself 5.0
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 22 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 5.0
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 1 May 25, 1992 Guest 4.5
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 13 Oct 17, 1987 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 21 Sep 30, 1995 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 22 Sep 28, 1996 Himself tbd

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