We’ve collected the best Quotes about Tom Hanks from the greatest minds of the world: James Lafferty, John Slattery, Jimmy Fallon, Rami Malek, Chad Gilbert. Use them as an inspiration.
Somebody once told me I treated my smart phone like Wilson, the volleyball Tom Hanks turns into a friend when he’s stranded on a desert island in that movie ‘Castaway.’ It’s an apt comparison: parenting a toddler occasionally feels like being marooned, and your phone is your only connection to the rest of the world.
When looking for an Oscar-winning performance Americans demand not mental instability but mental disability, ie Tom Hanks playing a simpleton or Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man. The Yanks are suckers for such patronising tosh.
Could you ever call me a ‘leading man?’ Not really. It’s not that I don’t want leading man roles, but there’s only so many, and they want Tom Hanks, not me.
Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, Russell Crowe – these leading men. These are the ones I grew up with. And Hugh Jackman. I love everything that these guys are doing. It’s kind of been my mission to be an Asian-American version of that.