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Tom Hanks : actor

Author: James Robert Parish
Publisher: New York : Ferguson, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tom Hanks: Actor profiles one of today's most widely known and respected actors. From his humble beginnings on a television sitcom to his back-to-back Oscar wins for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks has continually demonstrated his charm and talent. Building on his success as a performer, Hanks has also turned to producing, specializing in programs such as From the Earth to the Moon and Band of Brothers that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Tom Hanks; Tom Hanks; Tom Hanks
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Robert Parish
ISBN: 0816055424 9780816055425
OCLC Number: 54079539
Description: 123 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Hollywood's famous everyman --
Always on the move --
Building a reputation and career --
Splashing into success --
Hitting the big time --
Life is like a box of chocolates --
Living at the top --
Time line --
How to become an actor --
To learn more about the actors --
How to become a producer --
To learn more about producers --
To learn more about Tom Hanks --
Index.
Responsibility: James Robert Parish.
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Profiles one of today's most widely known and respected actors. From his humble beginnings on a television sitcom to his back-to-back Oscar wins for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks has also  Read more...

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