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Tom Hanks


Remember that great Tom Hanks line in A League of Their Own, "There’s no crying in baseball"?
Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  arguably the top actor of his generation (b. 1956)
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Between 1988 and 1999 Hanks was nominated for five Academy Awards and won two of them.
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  • Remember that great Tom Hanks line in A League of Their Own, "There’s no crying in baseball"?
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • "There’s no crying in football," he’d say, which I guess is a joke from some Tom Hanks movie, and he’d send me back to try again.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • My guess is that many of you have the same impression of Tom Hanks.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • "Everybody said that they couldn’t see Tom Hanks as an astronaut," Grazer says of his decision to cast Hanks in the hit movie Apollo 13.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink

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  • The Hollywood producer Brian Grazer, who has produced many of the biggest hit movies of the past twenty years, uses almost exactly the same language to describe the first time he met the actor Tom Hanks.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Nonetheless, you’ve managed to extract something very meaningful about him from those thin slices of experience, and that impression has a powerful effect on how you experience Tom Hanks’s movies.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Tom Hanks.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • "Well, I didn’t know whether Tom Hanks was an astronaut.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
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