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All the Ranker Lists Tom Hanks Is Number 1 On

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Vote up the number one rankings Sir Tom Hanks, American Hero and Protector of the Realm, most deserves.

Everyone loves Tom Hanks, right? Right. The star of all the best movies on earth is a real cool dude and has been making audiences smile for years. How can we prove all this? Hanks is ranked #1 on more Ranker lists than any other person. Coming in at #1 43 times is no easy feat, but Thomas Jeffrey Hanks has done it.

Each list you see below features Hanksy in the number one spot. To see each list in full (and see who he beat out), click away and cast a few votes of your own.

Which of these top spots is Hanks most deserving of? What sorts of accolades has he earned here on Ranker dot com? Take a peek and upvote the lists you are happy to see him topping, and vote down the lists you think show this is all a little bit out of control.

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  • 1

    The Greatest Male Celebrity Role Models

  • 2

    The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

  • 3

    The Best Living American Actors

  • 4

    American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • 5

    The Best Actors in Film History

  • 6

    The Best Actors with More Than One Oscar

    Hanks has two, one each for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.

  • 7

    The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • 8

    Celebrities You Don't Want to See Get Older

  • 9

    Celebrities Whose Deaths Will Be the Biggest Deal

  • 10

    The Greatest Americans Ever

  • 11

    The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

    For both Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.

  • 12

    The Best American Actors Working Today

  • 13

    Celebrities You Think Are The Most Humble

  • 14

    Actors Who Consistently Make Great Movies

  • 15

    The Best Actors Working Today

  • 16

    The Best Celebrity Partners to Have on a Game Show

  • 17

    The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance

    For both Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.

  • 18

    Oscar Winning Performances from the Past 50 Years, Ranked

    For Forrest Gump.

  • 19

    The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

    For his role as Woody in Toy Story

  • 20

    Celebrities Who Should Run for President

  • 21

    The Best Voiceover Performances in Film

    For his role as Woody in Toy Story.

  • 22

    On-Set Pranks That Prove Hollywood Actors Have Fun

    For his knitting prank on Julia Roberts while filming Larry Crowne.

  • 23

    Celebrities You'd Like to Spend Decades on a Spaceship With

  • 24

    Celebrities You'd Let Babysit Your Kid

  • 25

    The Most Memorable Oscar Moments of All Time

    For his 1994 acceptance speech for Philadelphia, in which he accidentally outed his high school drama teacher.