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Hanks

(hæŋks)
n
(Biography) Tom. born 1956, US film actor: his films include Splash (1984), Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Saving Private Ryan (1998), and The Terminal (2004)
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Noun1.Hanks - United States film actor (born in 1956)
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Old Hank Bunker done it once, and bragged about it; and in less than two years he got drunk and fell off of the shot-tower, and spread him- self out so that he was just a kind of a layer, as you may say; and they slid him edgeways between two barn doors for a coffin, and buried him so, so they say, but I didn't see it.
Such a sallow-faced girl: if she put on a bit of pink ribbon, she looked as yellow as a crow-flower and her hair was as straight as a hank of cotton.
Trap-robber, horse-thief, squaw-man, renegado - Hank Butters - I know him very well.
It rose close to the hank, and blowing like a grampus, Namgay Doola wiped the water out of his eyes and made obeisance to the king.
A LIVERPOOL-BORN man is taking legal action against Hollywood A-lister Tom Hanks and his wife after he was allegedly involved in a car crash with their son.
Tom Hanks swore on national television while promoting his new film "Cloud Atlas" on "Good Morning America.
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Lieutenant Paul Hanks, who was based at RAF Valley, is suing the Ministry of Defence for a neck injury he alleges was suffered during the sudden high-gravity manoeuvre.
As a member of the CCHA executive management team, Hanks will implement strategies to ensure supportive collaboration between New Britain General Hospital and Bradley Memorial Hospital, institutions that are affiliated members of CCHA.
As one of the leaders of Waupaca's 15 person sales and marketing staff, Roy Hanks, marketing manager, understands that marketing and sales, while working hand in hand, are critical functions for every foundry and must complement each other.
Nearly 75 years after west Texas newspapermen Houston Harte and Bernard Hanks struck up a friendship and began to buy Texas newspapers together, Harte-Hanks Communications is getting out of the daily newspaper business.