Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer.
Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving success as a dramatic actor portraying several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title role in Forrest Gump, Commander James A.
Lovell in Apollo 13, Captain John H.
Miller in Saving Private Ryan, Michael Sullivan in Road to Perdition, and Sheriff Woody in Disney/Pixar's Toy Story.
Hanks is the third most successful actor in terms of box office totals, which exceed $3.3 billion.
He is one of the best American actors.