Born to Amos Mefford Hanks and Janet Marylyn on July 9, 1956, Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He made his film debut with He Knows You' are alone. Big, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away and Da Vinci Code are some of his best films. He married Samantha Lewes in 1978, but the two divorced in 1987. He then married Rita Wilson, in 1988. Tom has four children-Two from his previous wife and two from his present wife.