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Tom Hanks

Actor (born 9-Jul-1956)


David Gardner. Tom Hanks: The Unauthorized Biography. Blake Publishing. 1999. 272pp.

Lee Pfeiffer; Michael Lewis. The Films of Tom Hanks. Carol Publishing Group. 1996. 194pp.

Roy Trakin. Tom Hanks: Journey to Stardom. Virgin Press. 1995. 195pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.608)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.256)

  8. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.204)

  9. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.143)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.246)

  11. Contemporary North American Directors (p.193)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.184)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.368)

  14. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.240)

  15. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.74)

  16. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.353-55)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.289)

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