As of 2014, Tom Hanks has been in 43 movies, including his voiceover work in the "Toy Story" animated series. He has played a leading role in the vast majority of these movies.
Tom Hanks is one the best known actors of his generation. In terms of box-office grosses, Tom Hanks' most successful live-action movies are "Forrest Gump," "Cast Away," "The Da Vinci Code" and "Saving Private Ryan." Incredibly, "Toy Story 3" grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.
Hanks won back-to-back Academy Awards for his leading performances in "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump." As of 2014, he has been nominated for five Academy Awards for Best Actor.