Celebrity birthdays in July

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, July 02, 2012

15 of 53: Tom Hanks turns 56 on July 9, 2012.

'Thanx for the B'Day wishes.! Born in '56, turning 56. That mean anything? Not bad looking for 56, eh? Hanx,' he said on his Twitter page.

His wife, Rita Wilson, Tweeted: 'This day gives me a huge reason to celebrate. My husband, the love of my life @TomHanks was born on this day. Happy Birthday my love!'

Hanks has won two Oscars - one for the 1994 movie 'Philadelphia' (watch a video of his acceptance speech) and one for the 1995 film 'Forrest Gump.' He is also known for movies such as 'The Green Mile,' 'Big,' 'Cast Away,' 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'The Da Vinci Code' and 'Larry Crowne.'

(Pictured: Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of 'Larry Crowne' in June 2011.) ( Photo / OTRC)

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