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Tom Hanks is an incredibly popular and successful film star of the 1990s. Saying you don't like Tom Hanks is like saying you don't like mom, God, or apple pie. Tom Hanks came to films following moderate success on TV in the drag comedy "Bosom Buddies."

Hank's defining role was as the child in an adult body in "Big." Notable films include: "Sleepless in Seattle," "Philadelphia," "Forrest Gump," "Apollo 13," "You've Got Mail," "Saving Private Ryan," "The Green Mile," and "Cast Away."

Tom Hanks won Best Actor Awards for both "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump."

He recently made his directorial debut with the music fable "That Thing You Do." Tom Hanks has truly become a lovable screen persona, like a Jimmy Stewart for the 1990's.

His new films include: "Road to Perdition" and "Catch Me If You Can." In 2004, watch for Tom Hanks in "The Polar Express" and "The Ladykillers." More