Tom Hanks, a beloved and iconic figure in Hollywood, boasts a remarkable and enduring marriage that has thrived over the years. His union with the love of his life, Rita Wilson, radiates joy whenever they are together. Their story seems destined, a true testament to their enduring love.
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks have been married for ages, making them one of the most stable couples in Hollywood. They’ve faced all sorts of challenges together, and when Rita was diagnosed with cancer, it really freaked them out. But, instead of tearing them apart, it actually brought them closer than ever.
Lost at sea for over three months with only his loyal dog as company, an Australian sailor’s incredible survival story has captivated the world. Tim Shaddock’s sailing adventure turned into a gripping survival tale as he braved the vast Pacific Ocean. Their miraculous rescue is a reminder that hope and determination can conquer even the most daunting challenges.
Rita Wilson happily turned to Instagram to share a heartfelt birthday message for her beloved husband, Tom Hanks. The wonderful 66-year-old actress posted a lovely photo of Tom, wearing a bright smile and standing with his arms folded, as he celebrated his 67th birthday.
Tom Hanks, the acclaimed actor and filmmaker, has achieved legendary status with his iconic performances in both comedy and drama. However, some fascinating aspects of his life remain lesser known and may truly surprise you. One such revelation is his recent graduation from Harvard University, where he was bestowed with an honorary degree.
All eyes were on Tom Hanks as he was having a tense interaction at the red carpet premiere for his movie Asteroid City. And while this actor is known for his relaxed and welcoming personality, this moment proves that even A-listers can find themselves in awkward situations, and that is totally normal.
Cinema is a world where actors boldly cross the gender divide, leaving audiences both intrigued and confused. It’s like a game of “Guess Who?” where the answer is always “Surprise, it’s me, in a dress!” Let’s celebrate these boundary-breaking thespians who fearlessly challenge societal norms and give us a reason to giggle in disbelief.
Actors are known to go to great lengths to portray their characters, sometimes even putting their bodies through extreme transformations. The following actors took their roles to the next level and underwent drastic measures to embody their characters.
The magic of movie makeup often plays insane tricks on us. We can sometimes spend almost an entire movie wondering who the actor is that is blowing us away with their performance, only to discover that it was Tom Hanks or John Travolta all along. We’ve compiled a list of the most versatile actors, who’ve mastered the art of disguise.
Meeting for the first time on the set of the TV show, Bosom Buddies, in the 1980s, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been together ever since. On April 30, 2023, the couple celebrated their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, marking over 3 decades of love, commitment, and devotion. In a heartfelt Instagram post, Wilson shared a touching tribute to her husband. In this article, we’ll explore the secrets behind their happy marriage and what we can learn from their enduring love story.
Being a mom — or a dad — means you’re of a certain age and usually stay true to whatever preferences you have. This explains why in a survey given by the film company Showcase Cinemas, 2,000 mothers from all over the world voted Tom Cruise “the most attractive actor of all time” in 2022.
Special effects makeup works wonders. 3-dimensional wrinkles, scars, and transformations of the jaw or nose turn actors into other people or fantastic creatures. And we remember some movies where Hollywood stars were made up so well that even the most devoted fans had a hard time recognizing them.
Tom and Rita Wilson’s bond is one that transcends the superficiality of Hollywood fame and physical appearance. Having been together for over 30 years, their connection is unbreakable. When people criticized Rita for her body weight, Tom stood by her side and passionately praised her beauty. It’s clear that their love for each other runs deep, and nothing can shake the foundation of their enduring bond.
While for some it takes years of hard work and sacrifice to become a star, some lucky actors get tons of praise and even win awards after their movie debut. These stories prove, once again, that talent and hard work are not always the key to success without a little luck on your side. We’ve collected a list of actors who were born with the word “star” hanging above their heads.
The laws of genetics apply to both regular people and celebrities, resulting in the existence of uncanny resemblances between famous parents and their kids. Celebrity children are blessed not only with their parents’ physical attributes, but also with their exceptional talent.
The legendary Tom Hanks is a well-known actor and filmmaker whose comedy and drama roles are literally iconic. Many of his movies have become extremely successful, but there’s more to him than meets the eye. In fact, we didn’t know some of these things and were caught by surprise. Here are a couple of facts about this symbolic celebrity that might leave you in awe too.
This comedy-drama by Robert Zemeckis was released in 1994. The movie is an adaptation of the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. The story of Forrest, whose life takes place in some of the most important moments of US history in the second half of the twentieth century, is loved by both viewers and critics. And the movie itself got 29 awards around the world, including 6 Oscars and 61 nominations. In 2023, the movie is turning 29 years old, and we wanted to find out how much the actors that played the main and supporting roles have changed. We were also surprised to find out that Tom Hanks’ daughter was also in the movie.
A truly talented actor can be equally good in different movie genres, from comedies to thrillers. Sometimes, in order to make viewers believe what’s happening on the screen, actors need to drastically change their appearance. They lose or gain weight, use prosthetics, and apply tons of makeup. We want to show you a compilation of actors that changed beyond recognition to portray their characters in the most plausible ways.
Actors do a great job portraying various kinds of characters, so much so that sometimes we forget who they are in real life. That’s why we’ve gathered a list of these extra-talented people acting in different movies to remind you just how incredible they master their roles. We would never believe actors like Tilda Swinton could look so different in 2 separate films.
Experienced teams of makeup artists and hairstylists are available on movie and TV show sets, and practical effects, such as prosthetics makeup, are always within reach in today’s day and age. However, a few talented names from cinema and television still prefer to change for the role physically. Some actors seem to have mastered the art of making chameleon-like transformations, whether they lose tons of weight, bulk up, or decide to go completely bald.
Actors often work on a movie for a few months or even years. So it’s no wonder they may develop feelings for their fellow actors. But these feelings are not always mutual, and sometimes, they have to leave the set with their hearts broken.
Books being turned into movies has been a common practice for a long time now. The Pillar of Fire (1899), a short silent film based on an 1887 novel by H. Rider Haggard, is evidence of such. However, with the rise of streaming, films are more frequently becoming the inspiration and base for many TV shows. With that, we get to see many of our favorite characters making a return to our screens.
We love to watch many romantic movies over and over again because they make us feel good. But even the films we’ve seen dozens of times may still have some details we never really noticed. And some romantic movies have such amazing behind-the-scenes stories that we can’t help but tell you about them.
It can be very difficult to find true love these days. But the celebs in this article have not only found their true soulmates, but they also have gone through a lot these last years. For example, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been happily married for 34 years already. But their love for each other has only grown during these years.
We go out with our friends and say hi to our neighbors every day, without realizing that some of them might turn into superstars in the future. It might sound like a joke not only to us but to our friends as well. Yet, here we are, with thousands of stories on the internet about how people knew celebs before they were famous.
Stepping out of your comfort zone can be scary, but challenges are part of what makes life fun. Besides, doing something new might lead you to discover new hidden talents and things about yourself that you didn’t know before. Take Lady Gaga for example: she started getting immersed in acting only a few years ago, and now she is looking forward to her new role as Harley Quinn.
It is a very common occurrence in the movie industry for actors to turn down roles offered to them by big studios or directors. They might have different reasons for this, like being too busy working on a different project, the pay is too low, or the script may seem too boring. But sometimes, actors regret their decisions not to take certain roles because the movies end up becoming iconic.
He was among the most popular kids of the 90s and early 2000s. He had everyone biting their nails in The Sixth Sense and moved many others in Pay It Forward. However, as he grew older, as happens with many child stars, Haley Joel Osment appeared less and less on screen. The thing is that this was not a product of the industry, but rather his own decision.
All of us have probably come across movie characters who looked very familiar, but we couldn’t recall where we knew them from. This usually happens when an actor literally lives their part. And if this is the case, you can recognize them only by some of their facial features or their voice, for example.
Hollywood actors manage to master their roles so well that we don’t think much about what might have happened on set while filming. But it’s the road bumps they’ve encountered in their careers, along with the risks they needed to take, that made them the superstars they are today.
Most of us had childhood dream jobs that did not line up with what we actually ended up pursuing in life. And our favorite celebrities are no exception. It might be hard for us to imagine them to have any other profession, but there was a time in their life when they really thought they’d grow up to be something else.
When a relationship comes to an end, it can be difficult to understand and overcome all the emotions that we experience. However, the fact that there is no longer a couple as such does not necessarily mean that there cannot be a friendship or an excellent relationship with that other special person. After all, they likely played an important role in your life.
Making movies based on facts involves a great challenge. Faithfully portraying an event in particular, while at the same time creating an entertaining, coherent and self-functioning story, leads to several changes being made with respect to what is historically correct.
Adapting a true story to become a film or series is a challenge. Keeping the essence of the real story, while maintaining it interesting and entertaining, can lead to some confusion between real life and fiction. Fortunately, there are some productions in which the real people were so involved that they didn’t want to miss out being in the movie about their lives.
We live in a time when our favorite actors are so close to us, it feels as if they are actually our friends. Watching them not just in movies or TV series, but being able to see them every day via other media, make it seem like we actually know these people. However, one aspect of their lives is almost completely closed to viewers: their working process.
There is something exciting about following celebrity couples. Therapists say it’s natural to look up to celebrity couples because audiences feel like these people are a part of their lives. We have to admit that celebrities set a great example sometimes by showing us that it’s possible to stay in love for many decades, even if there are hardships along the way.