Date of Birth : Nov 24th 1977
The eldest son of Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his first wife, the late producer actress Samantha Lewes (born Susan Jane Dillingham), who died of bone cancer on March 13, 2002. He has a sister, Elizabeth (born 1982) and two half-brothers, Chester (born 1990) and Truman (born 1995) from his father’s second marriage to actress Rita Wilson. Hanks attended Sacramento Country Day School, Loyola Marymount University and Chapman University. Hanks has dated Busy Phillips and Rachael Leigh Cook.
Hanks’ best known film role may be in the successful teen movie Orange County (2002), with Jack Black and John Lithgow. Hanks also made an appearance in an episode of The OC. He has also appeared in the Science fiction television series Roswell and the HBO series Band of Brothers.
Hanks had a large supporting role in the 2005 remake of King Kong, playing the assistant to film director Carl Denham (played by his Orange County costar Jack Black). In 2006, Hanks further solidified his association with Black in Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, in which he had a brief cameo as a drunken fraternity brother.