Colin Hanks Biography
Colin Lewes Hanks is a famous actor, producer and also a director. He is an American. He is commonly known for starring in films including Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The Great Buck Howard, and the Jumanji film series. His television credits include Roswell, Band of Brothers, Dexter, Fargo, The Good Guys and Life in Pieces.
How old is Colin Hanks? – Age
The American actor is 43 years old as of November 24, 2020. He was born in 1977 in Sacramento, California, United States.
Who are Colin Hanks Parents? – Father and mother
The actor was born as the eldest son to actor Tom Hanks and his first wife, producer and actress Samantha Lewes. His father married a second wife and she has siblings from his father’s marriage. The actor’s stepmother is known as; Rita Wilson. He was well raised by his parents.
Colin Hanks Siblings
The actor has siblings, he was not the only child in their family. He has a sister, Elizabeth, and through his father’s marriage to his stepmother, actress Rita Wilson, he has two younger half-brothers, Chester ”Chet” and Truman.
Colin Hanks Education
The actor attended Sacramento Country Day school, and then Chapman University, before transferring to Loyola Marymount University. He left without earning a degree.
Is Colin Hanks in a Relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American actor is in love. He is a married man. He has married his lovely wife, Samantha Bryant. In June 2009, he became engaged to former New York publicist Samantha Bryant. The pair married on May 8, 2010, in Los Angeles. They are both madly in love with each other. Previously, the actor dated Busy Philipps in the 1990s while in college.
Colin Hanks Children
The actor has been blessed with two kids in his marriage with Samantha. Together, the couple have two daughters, one was born in 2011, and the other was born in 2013.
Colin Hanks Career
The American actor started his career at his early age. He won the role of Alex Whitman in the science-fiction series Roswell in 1999, where he appeared for the first two season. During that time, he acted in the teen comedies Whatever It Takes. He also made an appearance in an episode of The Oc. He appeared in part eight of HBO mini-series Band of Brothers as Lt. Hank Jones.
In 2002, the actor starred in his first film as Shaun Brumder in Orange County. In 2005, he appeared in the remake of King Kong, playing the assistant to Jack Black’s character. In 2006, he had a cameo role in Black’s Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, playing a drunken fraternity brother. He starred in the romantic comedy The House Bunny, playing Oliver, a charming manager of a nursing home and the love interest of Anna Faris’ character.
The actor appeared in The Great Buck Howard in 2008. He also played Father Gill, a young Roman Catholic priest, in season 2 of the TV show Mad Men. In 2009, he made his Broadway debut, acting alongside Jane Fonda in the Moises Kaufman play 33 Variations. In 2009, he began work as director on All Things Must Pass.
The actor starred in the 2010 Fox TV series The Good Guys as young detective Jack Bailey. In 2011, he starred in the indie film Lucky. He also joined the cast of Dexter for season six. In 2013, he starred as Allison in the second season of the web series Burning Love. The same year, he also portrayed Dr. Malcolm Perry in the historical film Parkland. In 2014, he played Officer Gus Grimly in the FX television series Fargo, for which he received Critics’ Choice Television Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
In 2015, the actor began a voice role in the show Talking Tom and Friends. He voices Talking Tom, the main character. In 2017, he appears as the Adult Alex Vreeke in the film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a role he would later reprise in the film’s 2019 sequel, Jumanji: The Next Level. In 2018, he portrays a young Mr. Rogers on the Comedy Central show Drunk History. The same year, the actor appears as a guest judge on Netflix’s baking competition sugar Rush in Season 1, Episode 5; this episode was titled “Sweet Geeks” and he presided over three rounds of cupcakes, desserts and ultimate cakes.
Colin Hanks Net worth
The American actor has an estimated net worth of around $14 million as of 2021.