Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks


11/24/1977, Sacramento, CA, USA

Birth Name

Colin Lewes Dillingham


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Colin is the son of A-list actor Tom Hanks and Samantha Lewes (who passed away from cancer). He has two half brothers, Chester and Truman, and a sister, Elizabeth. Colin attended Chapman University in Orange County, where his father filmed "That Thing you Do." He and his friends…more


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    • Colin (on keeping his last name): It's a total catch-22. The way I see it is maybe I've got more balls, you know, since I didn't change my name. I mean it was never a big thing for me. I paid it about two seconds worth of thought and then that was really sort of it. Ultimately it really doesn't matter. And also then I think it doesn't confuse people so much 'cause I remember going 'Wait a minute. You mean to tell me that Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez are brothers?' I didn't want to come up with some generic Johnny Bravo type name. I'm not that cool, so I might as well stick with my birth name.

    • Colin: I collect watches because I'm always late, and I need to know exactly how late I'm going to be - in order to come up with a good excuse.


    Colin hanks is a very talented young actor i saw him in roswell and orange county ,king kong he was great , now i'm one of his biggest fans .

    when i see him acting i forget that he is just acting cause he makes the scenes verey real that makes me believe him . he is so humble and nice every one who has worked with him says that . I wish him luck and to be a great star like his dad and to have a happy life i can't wait for the great buck howard this is a new movie that will gather colin with two of the biggest stars Tom hanks and John Malkovich a story of renowned illusionist (Malkovich) continues its decline, a young man (Colin Hanks) fresh out of school becomes his new assistant. But his father (Hanks) is not enthused about his son's career choice at all.

  • An underused and underrated actor who's last name has probably done him more harm then good.

    Colin Hanks has quite a gift for light comedy (he'll probably hate me for this comparison, but it's the same touch Tom had in stuff like Splash and Big) and I'd love to see him in something more dramatic.

    He was one of the best things in ROswell, IMHO, which was spoiled by the terrible acting of Shiri Appleby and Jason Behr. I think his last name has done him more harm then good; Hollywood is full of tall poppy symdrome. I mean, no matter how succuessful 24 is, Kiefer Sutherland is still Donald's son. But I really hope he gets some decent to do in the future, because his talent is just going to waste.moreless