44 years old (Born on November 24, 1977)
American, Actor; He is famous from Son of Tom Hanks, Roswell, Blood Brothers.His mother, Samantha Lewes, died of bone cancer on March 13, 2002. Was named one of the 25 Hottest Bachelors by People Magazine (2003) Has a dog named Taz. Born exactly one year before Katherine Heigl. Son of Tom Hanks and Samantha Lewes
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Fun Facts About Colin Hanks
Attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles
Colin was written out of Roswell due to getting the part in Band of Brothers.
His last name at birth was Dillingham, his mother's name, but he changed it to Hanks after his parents married.
Brother of Elizabeth Hanks.
Stepson of Rita Wilson
The TV series "The O.C." (2003) was originally to be called "Orange County" but the title was changed due to the film of the same name. Hanks has appeared in both the film and the series.
Nephew of Jim Hanks.
Auditioned for the role of Anakin Skywalker for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) (and ultimately for Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)) and was one of George Lucas's top-two frontrunners, but lost the role to Hayden Christensen because Hayden was newer to the industry.
Colin shares his birthday with Roswell co-star Katherine Heigl.
Went to Chapman University in Orange County, where his father filmed That Thing You Do! (1996) using his friends as extras, then transferred to Loyola.
Auditioned for a role in director Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown (2005) but lost out to Orlando Bloom.
Has two half brothers, Chester b. 1990 and Truman b. 1995