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Quotes about Tom Hanks

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Tom Hanks has been a huge idol of mine. I’d love to work with someone like him someday. You could learn a lot working with someone like that.
I have met Tom Hanks. Several times. And he‘s been very nice.
Sandler’s always good. Tom Hanks gave me some good advice.
Not long after ‘The Pacific,’ I began shooting the comedyLarry Crowne,’ which was also with Tom Hanks, who also directed and plays the title character.
People don’t know what star-struck is until they’ve met Tom Hanks.
One of my mom‘s favorite movies growing up was ‘Big’ with Tom Hanks. I thought, ‘Oh, OK, what if we do something like that but not like that. Something more modern, with a different perspective, and maybe with an all-black cast.’
Tom Hanks knows the name of all the episodes.
I played in ‘From the Earth to the Moon,’ working with Tom Hanks. He is a great guy, very smart.
Tom Verica
I don’t really have a lot of fun playing just straight good guys. It’s not my thing. It’s like Tom Hanks territory.
My characters in my movies are all flawed. You’ll probably never see Tom Hanks in a Doug Liman film. He plays, you know, very earnest and unflawed.
Most actors that I work with are wonderful. Jodie Foster or Tom Hanks will make anything work.
Tom Hanks, when you meet him, he’s a such a cheerful, open, giving, fun guy. You would imagine this star that’s been in our living room for 20-plus years would have this kind of personality, but he’s still a beautiful, giving human being.
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.
Tom Hanks is fantastic – he is one of my dad‘s good friends, and he’s very warm and funny.
I don’t know what to say about it except Tom Hanks is a great person, a serious person; he’s dissatisfied in a very likeable way, in a very discreet way, and Steven Spielberg is similar in his discretion and drive. But Spielberg is calm. He’s this driven filmmaker and visionary. He really is.
I grew up being absolutely in love with Tom Hanks. I remember, all the kids had Brad Pitt plastered all over their textbooks, and then I had Tom Hanks plastered over mine.
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.
I remember my first actor that I really, really fell in love with was Tom Hanks. I suppose when I was growing up and getting more serious about acting, at that point, he was the biggest actor in the world.
Iain De Caestecker
When we heard that actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, who were also in Australia, had contracted coronavirus, it was alarming.
I wrote a film for Tom Hanks and I wrote two films for Paul Greengrass that didn’t actually happen. The paradox is that the bigger the film you write, the less likely it is to happen.
I think my friend Tom Hanks knows me. He understands me very well. He’s always had a sort of parental feeling toward me. He knows I’m a big mush ball, which is just part of my personality.
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.
I would never put on 20 kilos and mess up my system because a role demands it. Hindi cinema doesn’t offer you roles that get you an Oscar, anyway. Tom Hanks can do it in Hollywood; not us.
My favorite actors are Jim Carrey and Chris Farley, Tom Hanks, Robin Williams. Robin Williams is the best – to be able to do all that comedy but also be heartbreaking.
He’s an American treasure, I would be honored to fight Tom Hanks.
It’s nice to finally get scripts offered to me that aren’t the ones Tom Hanks wipes his butt with.
When are we going to stop labeling everyone? How many times have I been referred to as ‘out gay actor?’ Do we say, ‘out heterosexual actor’ when we refer to Tom Hanks?
In this business, you have a hierarchy of stars. Russell Crowe, Tom Hanks – you name ’em, they can play any part they want. Guys like me who are somewhere down in the middle of the pack, that’s a different story. I can do things in the theater that I can’t do anyplace else.
My heroes are guys like Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Matt Damon. These are amazing actors with amazing careers that every actor should aspire to. I’m not saying I’m going to get anywhere close. It’s not going to be an easy feat. I’m just in awe of their careers.
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.
I think Paul Newman had an amazing career. I also love what Tom Hanks has done. He has always made very grounded movies that have something to say. He has found a way to make blockbusters that are about something and that is what I want to do.
I didn’t even really know who Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg were, and my parents kept trying to tell me, ‘Noah, what is wrong with you!? This is the biggest actor and director in all of Hollywood!’ And then I was like, ‘Who cares? Whatever.’ I was nine; I didn’t know anything.
I’ve seen Jay-Z and Kanye West. I’ve seen actors like Tom Hanks and Nicholas Cage.