Tom Hanks' many roles
The opposite of a typecast actor, two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks has played a wide variety of characters during a career spanning more than three decades. Look back at some of his noteworthy roles in film, TV and theater.
Walt Disney in "Saving Mr. Banks," in theaters Dec.13, 2013.
Captain Richard Phillips in Columbia Pictures' "Captain Phillips." (2013)
Mike McAlary in "Lucky Guy," Nora Ephron's Broadway play about 1980s New York City. (2013)
Dr. Henry Goose, hotel manager, Isaac Sachs and more in "Cloud Atlas." (2012)
Thomas Schell, a fictional victim of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in 2009's "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close," based on Safran Foer's 2005 novel.
The titular character in "Larry Crowne," about a middle-aged man who enrolls in college after being laid off from his job. (2011)
Robert Langdon in "The Da Vinci Code" (2006) and its sequel, "Angels & Demons" (2009), based on Dan Brown's best-selling novels.
He voiced several characters including the conductor in the animated "Polar Express," based on the beloved children's book. (2004)
Viktor Navorski in "The Terminal." (2004)
Professor G.H. Dorr in "The Ladykillers." (2004)
Paul Edgecomb in "The Green Mile." (1999)
Joe Fox, who falls in love with Meg Ryan's Kathleen Kelly over the Internet in Nora Ephron's "You've Got Mail." (1998)
Captain Miller in "Saving Private Ryan." (1998)
Woody, the cowboy to Tim Allen's Buzz Lightyear astronaut in the "Toy Story" series that began in 1995. (He'll return for the recently announced "Toy Story 4.")
Jim Lovell in "Apollo 13." (1995)
"Forrest Gump" won Hanks his second best actor Academy Award in 1994.
Andrew Beckett in "Philadelphia," a performance that won Hanks an Academy Award for best actor. (1993)
Jimmy Dugan in the baseball favorite "A League of Their Own." (1992)
Grown-up Josh Baskin in "Big." (1988)
Kip "Buffy" Wilson in the early '80s TV series "Bosom Buddies," opposite Peter Scolari.