Tom Hanks

Did Tom Hanks really go crazy in his movies?

The 64-year-old American actor confesses that he has time on his hands right now and wants to tell interesting stories about his award-winning roles. Keep reading to discover the secrets about the amazing challenges of his legendary Hollywood career!

  • The veteran performer has a net worth of $350 million.
  • Hanks won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for his dramatic role in “Philadelphia” in 1993 and in 1994 for “Forrest Gump.”
  • In 2000 he made the box office success survival drama movie “Cast Away”. The film grossed $429 worldwide and the star was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Oscars.

Did you know that the Oscar-winning star takes seriously every single character he portraits? He immersed himself so deeply in the role in “Cast Away” that he studied the psychology of people who were shipwreck victims like his character.

Recently the American movie icon revealed that he suffered mental strain when he performed his popular role in “Cast Away.” The movie was physically demanding to the extreme, he never had a day off, because he was the only character on the screen!

Tom Hanks went crazy filming Cast Away.

Filming was so intense that the actor felt like a real castaway because it was all about physical action. “I had to build a raft, I had to open a coconut, I had to make a fire, and I had to climb outside a cave. It was just me and the lens of the camera,” said Hanks.

Tom Hanks in Cast Away with famous co-star Wilson.

At the end of the film, he so went crazy that the multi-award winner could hear the ball Wilson talking back to him. He went so nuts that could hear the dialogue in his head!

Corey Robertson

Corey Robertson is an American journalist and writer. She has over 20 years experience in the movie industry. A pretzels fan who loves Hollywood romantic comedies and a walk in the park. + info

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