Tom Hanks is an incredibly famous actor. He has four children including his youngest, Truman Hanks. Truman is actually a fairly private celebrity son. He comes from a family that is full of celebrities, but there is not a lot of public information about him out there. So who exactly is he? What is his family like? Will he be an actor just like his father? Or will he avoid the film industry entirely? What does he do in his spare time? Read on to learn all of that and more. Here are 4 facts about the elusive celebrity son, Truman Hanks.
Truman Hanks’ Early Life
Truman Hanks was born on the 26th of December in the year 1995. He is the youngest child of popular Catch Me If You Can actor, Tom Hanks. Truman was actually born in Los Angeles, California. He was the youngest of four children. From the years 2010 to 2014, Truman attended High School. He went to The Thacher High School. After he graduated from high school, Truman went off to college.
Truman Hanks went to Stanford University in sunny California. Many might have expected him to major in fine arts and possibly follow in his father’s footsteps career-wise. However, Truman actually majored in mathematics. He graduated from Stanford University in the year 2018.
Who Are The Parents of Truman Hanks?
Truman Hanks has two very famous parents. His father is the beloved Toy Story actor, Tom Hanks. Tom struggled for many years with acting. When he was struggling he had his first two children with his first wife. He has said in interviews that his first two children had a very different childhood than his second two (which includes his youngest son, Truman Hanks).
He had his first breakout film in 1998 titled Big. This was a movie about a 12-year-old who was turned into a 30-year-old who was played by Tom Hanks. After this role, he quickly became a beloved household name. He was cast in popular films such as Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, and The Da Vinci Code. Tom Hanks introduced Truman Hanks to sports. Together, the two of them enjoy going to see games together.
Truman Hanks’ mother is also very famous. His mother is Rita Wilson. She is a very famous actress and singer. Rita is most well known for her roles in 1993’s Sleepless in Seattle and the early 2010’s television series, The Good Wife. Truman’s parents have been married to each other for over 30 loving years. They met each other on the set of Bosom Buddies in the year 1981. They got married to each other on April 30th in the year 1988.
Truman’s Three Siblings
As mentioned, Truman Hanks has three older siblings. His oldest brother is Colin Hanks. Colin is Truman’s half-brother. He looks a lot like their father and he acts like him too. Colin Hanks has been in several television shows and movies. He has been nominated for an Emmy for his performances on TV. Colin has directed a documentary. He is married to Samantha Bryant and together they have two daughters.
Truman Hanks also has an older sister. She is also a half-sibling to Truman. Her name is Elizabeth Hanks. She used to act in movies with her father. Elizabeth graduated from Vassar with a degree in English literature and language. She has since become an associate news editor at the well-known newspaper, Huffington Post.
Chet Hanks is Truman Hanks’ full brother. He is a bit of a black sheep compared to the rest of the siblings. Chet has had a rapping career. He goes by the rapping name Chet Haze. Chet has been very open about his struggles with drug abuse. His ex-girlfriend has accused him of being abusive towards her. A judge suspended his license to own a handgun.
Truman Hanks’ Career In Entertainment
While he graduated with a mathematics degree from Stanford University, Truman Hanks actually went into the entertainment industry. He did not want to act like his parents or oldest siblings did. Instead, Truman took up a role behind the scenes. The same year he graduated from college, 2018, he began working as a production assistant for The Cloverfield Paradox.
Shortly after he started working as a camera trainee on the show Babylon Berlin. This is a German Netflix show he worked on for 12 episodes. Most recently, he worked as a director of photography assistant on the recent remake of West Side Story. This was directed by the famous film director Steven Spielberg who is well known for Jurassic Park, E.T., and many other famous films.
Truman Hanks is a fairly private celebrity son. He is not all over the tabloids, but it is clear that he is very close to his family. He often sees games with his father and he has started working in the entertainment industry just like a lot of the rest of his family. It will be interesting to see what movies or shows Truman Hanks works on next.
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