Forest Gump’s Accent

Forest Gump’s Accent

Michael Connor Humphreys, who played Forest Gump as a teenager, was initially supposed to learn how to talk like Tom Hanks. Hearing this, Hanks sat down with Humphreys and decided that he would talk in Humphreys’ Mississippi accent instead. He still has tapes of him and Humphreys practicing.

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