2. Tom Hanks is a long time fan of the Doctor Who television series. He is also a fan of Aston Villa and the Cleveland Indians, and even collects various memorabilia. As one of the most celebrated and famous actors today he could be the best PR officer those two clubs could have found.
3. One of his favourite TV shows is Doctor Who (the original series).
4. Only the second actor to achieve the record of gaining two Oscars for Best Actor back-to-back, in 1993 and 1994. The first one to set such a record was Spencer Tracy, in 1938 and 1939.
5. The actor is a very distant relative to the American president Abraham Lincoln.