Tom Hanks, born July
9, 1956 in California, is one of the most versatile
actors around these days. For those of us who grew
up in the 80's, we got to know Hanks as Kip "Buffy"
Wilson on the 1980-1982 TV series "Bosom Buddies."
Also in the 80's, Hanks could be found guest starring on
TV shows like The Love Boat, Taxi, Happy Days, Family
Ties, SNL, Carson, Letterman, and at least one made for
TV movie called "Mazes and Monsters." His 80's
movie resume includes He Knows Your Alone (1980), Splash
(1984), Bachelor Party (1984), The Man with One Red Shoe
(1985), Volunteers (1985), The Money Pit (1986), Nothing
in Common (1986), Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986),
Dragnet (1987), Big (1988), Punchline (1988), The Burbs
(1989), and Turner and Hooch (1989). Hanks
continues to stay very busy, as most of you know.