Tom Hanks

1956 - Today

Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks's films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America.Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash (1984) and Big (1988). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Hanks has received more than 30,772,366 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 94th most popular actor.

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  • 31M

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  • 70.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 103

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Tom Hanks ranks 93 out of 8,832Before him are Richard Gere, Buster Keaton, Julie Andrews, Rita Hayworth, Tom Cruise, and Samuel L. Jackson. After him are Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Doris Day, Hedy Lamarr, Judy Garland, and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

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Among people born in 1956, Tom Hanks ranks 1After him are Mel Gibson, Theresa May, Björn Borg, Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Michel Houellebecq, Christine Lagarde, and Bryan Cranston.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Hanks ranks 182 out of 12,171Before him are Tom Cruise (1962), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), Andrew Jackson (1767), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Barbra Streisand (1942), and Samuel Colt (1814). After him are Miles Davis (1926), Charlton Heston (1923), Philip K. Dick (1928), Henry Miller (1891), George S. Patton (1885), and Orson Welles (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Hanks ranks 48Before him are Gloria Stuart (1910), Richard Gere (1949), Buster Keaton (1895), Rita Hayworth (1918), Tom Cruise (1962), and Samuel L. Jackson (1948). After him are Charlton Heston (1923), Orson Welles (1915), Doris Day (1922), Judy Garland (1922), Gary Cooper (1901), and Denzel Washington (1954).