Inside the Actors Studio

Season 12 Episode 9

Tom Hanks (II)

Aired Monday 7:00 PM May 14, 2006 on Bravo



  • Trivia

    • The Pivot Questionnaire:

      - What is your favorite word?
      I'd have to go with the original, and that would be Dad

      - What is your least favorite word?
      It's two words, bitter compromise. If it's a bitter compromise it's not a true compromise

      - What turns you on?

      - What turns you off?
      Eggshells. Not the kind that you eat, the kind that you have to walk on

      - What sound or noise do you love?
      The family's conversation when they are in the other room

      - What sound or noise do you hate?
      The ringing of a telephone

      - What is your favorite curse word?
      Well, years ago it was Horses**t. Now I have to say, it's the old standby, it's F**k

      - What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
      Quite frankly I would like to try to be a weekly columnist

      - What profession other than yours would you not like to attempt?
      A lawyer, that's doing homework for a living

      - If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
      Ah, different than you thought, isn't it?