35 Gentle Facts about Tom Hanks, The Great Exalted One

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26Elizabeth Hanks

Elizabeth Hanks

Tom Hanks' daughter, Elizabeth Hanks appeared in the film, Forrest Gump. She was the little girl on the school bus that refused to let Forrest sit next to her.

27. Tom Hanks stole his mannerisms for Forrest Gump, for which he won an oscar for best actor in 1995, from his younger brother Jim Hank's performance in the low-budget film Buford's Beach Bunnies.

28. While shooting The Green Mile, Tom Hanks was flown to West Hollywood for his handprint ceremony, and instead of staying home as was expected, he flew back out just to read lines off-camera for the actors that were shooting.

29. In 2003, an arbitration board ordered Tom Hanks to pay his Idaho home builder the unpaid balance for the construction, plus interest and attorney fees. The total was $2 million. Hanks sued the builder in 2007 and again lost. He had to pay for the cost of the arbitration, $167,623.

30. Tom Hanks has a son named Chet who is a rapper and goes by the name Chet Haze.

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31Love At First Sight

Love At First Sight

Tom Hanks experienced "love at first sight" when he saw his future wife, Rita Wilson, on The Brady Bunch in 1972. They were married 16 years later.

32. Tom Hanks' character Mr. White in That Thing You Do! was intended to be gay and in a relationship with a character played by Howie Long of the NFL and Fox NFL Sunday.

33. Tom Hanks, Martin Short, and Steve Martin have regular ‘colonoscopy parties’ where they prep together overnight and share one car on the ride to get their colonoscopies the next day.

34. Tom Hanks has an asteroid named after him, it is called "12818 Tomhanks."

35. Disney announced a live-action Jungle Cruise movie in 2011 that was going to star Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, which never happened.

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