• Tom  Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Born on July 9th, 1956

    From Concord, California, USA

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Captain Phillips Poster

Captain Phillips

In April 2009, the U.S. containership Maersk Alabama sails toward its destination on a day that seems like any other. Suddenly, Somali pirates race toward the vessel, climb aboard and take everyone hostage. The captain of the ship, Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse (Barkhad Abdi). The pirates are after millions of dollars, and Phillips must use his wits to make sure everyone survives and returns home safely.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated
Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2014)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Charlie Wilson's War

In the 1980s U.S.Rep. Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), Texas socialite Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts) and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman) form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters in their war against invading Soviets. The trio's successful efforts to finance these covert operations contributes to the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.

Golden Globe (2008)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Cast Away Poster

Cast Away

Obsessively punctual FedEx executive Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) is en route to an assignment in Malaysia when his plane crashes over the Pacific Ocean during a storm. The sole survivor of the flight, Chuck washes ashore on a deserted island. When his efforts to sail away and contact help fail, Chuck learns how to survive on the island, where he remains for years, accompanied by only his handmade volleyball friend, Wilson. Will Chuck ever return to civilization and reunite with his loved ones?

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2001)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role