Tom Hanks may be America's most loved actor. He's made us laugh in Toy Story, A League of Their Own, and Big, and moved us to tears in Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, and Cast Away - among many other films. For those who have worked with him, Hanks is the consummate professional, a talented actor who can play a wide range of characters on screen while bringing out the best in his colleagues.
Even more than his on-screen performances, Hanks is lauded in Hollywood as the kindest man in the business, one who can be funny, smart, and a perfectionist, but always gracious and compassionate. This list shares personal stories about Tom Hanks from some of the many people who worked with him, including directors Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard, and co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Geena Davis, and Charlize Theron. Vote up the stories that make you smile.