Hanks, Colin 1977–

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HANKS, Colin 1977–


Born November 24, 1977, in Sacramento, CA (some sources cite New York, NY); son of Tom Hanks (an actor, director, producer, writer, and composer) and Samantha Lewes (an actress and producer); stepson of Rita Wilson (an actress and producer); nephew of Sandra Hanks (a writer) and Jim Hanks (an actor). Education: Attended Loyola Marymount University and Chapman University.

Addresses: Agent—Kimberly Hodgert, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Courtney Kivowitz, Benderspink, 6735 Yucca St., Hollywood, CA 90028.

Career: Actor and producer. Underlords (band), bass guitarist.

Awards, Honors: Young Hollywood Award, one to watch—male, 2002; MTV Movie Award nomination, breakthrough male performance, 2002, for Orange County.


Film Appearances:

Male studio page, That Thing You Do!, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1996.

Cosmo, Whatever It Takes, Columbia, 2000.

Felix Woods, Get Over It!, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2001.

Shaun Brumder, Orange County, Paramount, 2002.

Ricky, Under the Mimosa, c. 2002.

Mark, 11:14, MDP Worldwide, 2003.

Jonny, Rx (also known as Rx sin Receta), Inscription Films, 2004.

Quentin, Standing Still, Insomnia Entertainment/Rice/Walters Productions, 2004.

Closing the Ring, Odyssey Entertainment, 2004.

Preston, King Kong, Universal, 2005.

Film Work:

Set production assistant, Apollo 13, Universal, 1995, IMAX version released as Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience, IMAX Corporation, 2002.

Coproducer, Rx (also known as Rx sin Receta), Inscription Films, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Alex Charles Whitman, Roswell (also known as Roswell High), The WB, 1999–2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Second lieutenant Henry Jones, Band of Brothers, HBO, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Himself, G–Phoria, G4techTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2002.

Himself, "Grind," Player$, 2003.

Grady Bridges, "The L.A.," The O.C., Fox, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Joel, News to Me, ABC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

This Is Our Youth, Garrick Theatre, London, beginning 2002.

Appeared in other productions, including Noises Off and One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.



Interview, March 27, 2000.

New York Daily News, October 30, 2000.

US Weekly, March 27, 2000.


Lancashire Online, http://www.thisislancashire.co.uk, September 1, 2004.