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List of famous people who are friends with Tom Hanks, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Tom Hanks, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Tom Hanks. From the people who have had a falling out with Tom Hanks to Tom Hanks's current best friends, these are the people that Tom Hanks has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Tom Hanks's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Tom Hanks's friends that much better.

List celebrities range from Julia Roberts to Bruce Springsteen.

This list answers the questions, "Who are Tom Hanks's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Tom Hanks friends with?"

Julia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Tom Hanks
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Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks have been friends for years. They have collaborated on several projects including Charlie Wilson's War and Larry Crowne.

Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. After winning two Golden Globe Awards and also receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich. Her films Mystic Pizza, The Pelican Brief, My Best Friend's Wedding, Conspiracy Theory, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Charlie Wilson's War, Valentine's Day, Eat Pray Love, and Mirror Mirror have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.6 billion, making her one of the most ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia, United States of America

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#19 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#70 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#26 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#56 on The Greatest '80s Teen Stars

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Tom Hanks
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Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks have a great personal and professional relationship. Spielberg directed Hanks in several films and they co-produced Band of Brothers and The Pacific.

Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios. Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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#2 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#56 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#41 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#82 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Tom Hanks
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Ron Howard first directed Tom Hanks in Splash in 1984 and these bros have continued to collaborate ever since.

Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. He came to prominence playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He appeared in the musical film The Music Man in 1962, the coming of age film American Graffiti in 1973, and the western The Shootist in 1976, the latter during his run on Happy Days. Howard made his directorial debut with the 1977 comedy Grand Theft Auto and left Happy Days in 1980 to focus on directing. His films include the science-fiction/fantasy film Cocoon, the historical docudrama Apollo 13, the musical fantasy comedy How the Grinch ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: USA, Oklahoma, Duncan

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#14 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#10 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#83 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#88 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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Rita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Tom Hanks
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Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks are the best of friends, as well as spouses.

Rita Wilson is an American actress, singer, and producer. She appeared in films Sleepless in Seattle, Now and Then, Jingle All the Way, The Story of Us and Runaway Bride. Wilson also performed on Broadway and television, and produced several films, include My Big Fat Greek Wedding. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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