Tom Hanks has appeared in beloved crowd favorites like Forrest Gump. However, as with all actors, he had to start somewhere.
Tom Hanks is one of the most successful and beloved actors in cinema history. He is a six-time Academy Award nominee and two-time winner. Hanks has appeared in beloved crowd favorites like Forrest Gump and critically acclaimed masterpieces like Philadelphia. However, as with all actors, he had to start somewhere.
Hanks was not always the critical darling, as he got his most significant break on the television show Bosom Buddies, where he had to pretend to be a woman so he could live in an all-woman high rise building.
13 HE KNOWS YOU’RE ALONE (1980)
It might come as a surprise that the first movie that Tom Hanks starred in was a horror movie. This movie was called He Knows You’re Alone in 1980. The film was one of the first ones that were influenced by the success of John Carpenter’s Halloween. He plays a man named Elliot in a small role where he meets a girl who is stalked by a serial killer who murders brides to be.
12 SPLASH (1984)
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