Tom Hanks vs Morgan Freeman

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Net worth 2018
$200 Million
Other
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Residence
Memphis
United States
Country
United States
09/07/1956
BirthDay
01/06/1937
Height
1.88 m
4
Children
Drop Out, California State Sacramento
Education
Los Angeles City College - New York University,
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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2017

Pumpkins Animated Halloween Special, which aired October 28, 2017, on NBC, a character he had portrayed in episodes of Saturday Night Live

2016

In 2016, Hanks endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election

2015

It was released in October 2015 to a positive reception

2014

In November 2014, Hanks said he would publish a collection of short stories inspired by his typewriter collection

2013

"On October 7, 2013, on The Late Show with David Letterman, Hanks announced that he has Type 2 diabetes

2012

He also narrated a 2012 documentary, The Road We've Traveled, created by Obama for America

2011

The oldest, Chester Marlon "Chet" Hanks, had a minor role as a student in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and released a rap song in 2011

2010

In 2010, Hanks reprised his voice role of Woody in Toy Story 3, after he, Tim Allen, and John Ratzenberger were invited to a movie theater to see a complete story reel of the movie

2009

While premiering a TV series in January 2009, Hanks called supporters of Proposition 8 "un-American" and criticized the LDS Church members, who were major proponents of the bill, for their views on marriage and role in supporting the bill

2008

On March 10, 2008, Hanks was on hand at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to induct The Dave Clark Five

2007

Its April 11, 2007, announcement revealed that Hanks would reprise his role as Robert Langdon, and that he would reportedly receive the highest salary ever for an actor

2006

In June 2006, Hanks was inducted as an honorary member of the United States Army Rangers Hall of Fame for his accurate portrayal of a captain in the movie Saving Private Ryan; Hanks, who was unable to attend the induction ceremony, was the first actor to receive such an honor

2005

In August 2005, Hanks was voted in as vice president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

2004

In 2004, he appeared in three films: The Coen brothers' The Ladykillers, another Spielberg film, The Terminal, and The Polar Express, a family film from Zemeckis for which Hanks played multiple motion capture roles

2002

At the age of 45, Hanks became the youngest-ever recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on June 12, 2002

2001

In 2001, Hanks helped direct and produce the Emmy-Award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers

1999

In 1999, Hanks starred in an adaptation of the Stephen King novel The Green Mile

1998

Hanks collaborated with film director Steven Spielberg on the films Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), Bridge of Spies (2015), and The Post (2017), as well as the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers, which launched Hanks as a successful director, producer, and screenwriter

1996

Hanks made his directing debut with his 1996 film That Thing You Do! about a 1960s pop group, also playing the role of a music producer

1995

)Hanks' next role—astronaut and commander Jim Lovell, in the 1995 film Apollo 13—reunited him with Ron Howard

1994

Hanks followed Philadelphia with the 1994 hit Forrest Gump which grossed a worldwide total of over $600 million at the box office

1993

" Hanks won the 1993 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia

1992

Hanks climbed back to the top again with his portrayal of a washed-up baseball legend turned manager in A League of Their Own (1992)

1989

1989's Turner & Hooch was Hanks' only financially successful film of the period

1988

The broad success of the fantasy comedy Big (1988) established Hanks as a major Hollywood talent, both as a box office draw and within the industry as an actor

1986

With Nothing in Common (1986) – a story of a young man alienated from his father (played by Jackie Gleason) – Hanks began to extend himself from comedic roles to dramatic roles

1985

They were reunited in 1985 on the set of Volunteers

1984

He also had a sizable hit with the sex comedy Bachelor Party, also in 1984

1983

In 1983–84, Hanks made three guest appearances on Family Ties as Elyse Keaton's alcoholic brother, Ned Donnelly

1982

Bosom Buddies and a guest appearance on a 1982 episode of Happy Days ("A Case of Revenge," in which he played a disgruntled former classmate of Fonzie) prompted director Ron Howard to contact Hanks

1981

In 1981, Hanks met actress Rita Wilson on the set of TV comedy Bosom Buddies (1980-1982)

1979

" In 1979, Hanks moved to New York City, where he made his film debut in the low-budget slasher film He Knows You're Alone (1980) and landed a starring role in the television movie Mazes and Monsters

1978

Hanks was married to American actress Samantha Lewes from 1978

1977

They had one son, actor Colin Hanks (born 1977), and one daughter, Elizabeth Hanks (born 1982)

1970

Hanks had previously partnered with Scolari on the 1970s game show Make Me Laugh

1965

" In 1965, his father married Frances Wong, a San Francisco native of Chinese descent

1960

He told the magazine that he built plastic models of rockets when he was a child and watched live broadcasts of space missions back in the 1960s

1956

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California on July 9, 1956, the son of hospital worker Janet Marylyn (née Frager; died 2016) and itinerant cook Amos Mefford Hanks

1940

Later that year, Hanks re-teamed with his Sleepless in Seattle co-star Meg Ryan for You've Got Mail, a remake of 1940's The Shop Around the Corner

1937

(Spencer Tracy was the first, winning in 1937–38

2009

In 2009, he portrayed South African president Nelson Mandela in the Clint Eastwood directed sports drama ‘Invictus’

2007

He reprised this role in the sequel ‘Evan Almighty’ in 2007

2004

He acted in the sports drama film ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in 2004 in which he played Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris, an elderly boxer

2003

He played God in the 2003 super-hit film ‘Bruce Almighty’ which also starred Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and Jennifer Aniston

1995

He portrayed the South African president Nelson Mandela in the film ‘Invictus’ which was based on the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup

1994

The most notable among these was ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ (1994) which was based on the Stephen King novella ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’

1990

The prolific actor appeared in several movies over the 1990s

1989

In 1989, he starred in the comedy drama ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ which had been adapted from a play of the same name

1987

He got his first big film break in 1987 when he was cast as the violent pimp Fast Black in the film ‘Street Smart’

1984

His second marriage was to Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984

1980

Initially he could find only small roles in films like ‘Brubaker’ (1980), ‘Eyewitness’ (1981), ‘Harry & Son’ (1984) and ‘Marie’ (1985)

1971

Starting from 1971 he began appearing regularly on the television program for children, ‘The Electric Company’ which was an educational program aimed at teaching children how to read

1968

This led to his Broadway debut in 1968 in an all-black version of ‘Hello Dolly!’ also starring Pearl Bailey

1967

He made his off-Broadway debut in 1967 in the play ‘The Nigger Lovers’ which also starred Viveca Lindfors

1960

During the mid 1960s he joined the Opera Ring musical theater group and acted with a touring company version of ‘The Royal Hunt of the Sun’

1959

He quit his military career in 1959 on realizing that this was not what he wanted to do