On this day, one of the greatest and most popular American actors; Tom Hanks, will be celebrating his 60th birthday. Whether you liked him in his role as Jimmy Dugan in the 1992 comedy-drama A League of Their Own, as Jim Lovell in the 1995 documentary drama space adventure film, Apollo 13, as Richard Phillips in the 2013 American biographical survival thriller Captain Phillips, as Andrew Beckett in the 1993 American drama Philadelphia, or in his iconic role as Forrest Gump in the 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks is undoubtedly one of the most successful, popular and critically acclaimed Hollywood actors of all time. Renowned for his exceptional acting talent, Tom Hanks has appeared in over a hundred of films, television series, and stage performances. We have seen him fight in wars, survive on an uninhabited island, search for the legendary Holy Grail and even travel to space. As Tom has been constantly in the spot light, we are sure you are somewhat familiar with this amazing actor, but we bet there is a handful of things and cool facts you do not know about him. To pay tribute to this Hollywood icon on the occasion of his 60th birthday, we took our time to compile a list featuring 25 Little Known Nifty And Cool Facts About Tom Hanks. Happy birthday Tom!