Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks

Nov. 24th, 1977
Born in
Sacramento, California, USA
6' 1

Colin Hanks' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Dexter TV Show
Mad Men TV Show
Mad Men
Fargo TV Show
Roswell TV Show
Band of Brothers TV Show
Band of Brothers
Life in Pieces TV Show
Life in Pieces
The Good Guys TV Show
The Good Guys

Main Movie Roles

2016 - Elvis & Nixon
2016 - No Stranger Than Love
2015 - Vacation
2013 - Parkland
2012 - The Guilt Trip
2010 - High School
2010 - Barry Munday
2008 - The House Bunny
2008 - The Great Buck Howard
2008 - W.
2008 - My Mom's New Boyfriend
2008 - Untraceable
2007 - Careless
2005 - King Kong
2005 - Rx
2005 - Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
2003 - 11:14
2002 - Orange County
2001 - Get Over It
2000 - Whatever It Takes
1996 - That Thing You Do!

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Coach Donnie
Ernest Thompson Seton
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Marshall Penfield
Movie Cop
[Complete List]


Colin Hanks (born Colin Lewes Dillingham; November 24, 1977) is an American actor. Hanks is best known for starring in the 2002 film Orange County, as well as television roles including Alex Whitman in Roswell, Henry Jones in Band of Brothers, Travis Marshall in Dexter and Officer Gus Grimly in Fargo, as well as co-starring in the 2010 Fox TV series The Good Guys.

Hanks was born and raised in Sacramento, California, the oldest son of actor 'Tom Hanks' and his first wife, the late producer and actress Samantha Lewes (née Dillingham), who died of bone cancer (March 12, 2002). His name was changed to Hanks after his parents married in 1978. He has a sister, Elizabeth (born 1982), and two younger paternal half-brothers, Chester Marlon Hanks (born 1990) and Truman Theodore Hanks (born 1995), from his father's second marriage, to actress 'Rita Wilson'. Hanks attended Sacramento Country Day School, and then Chapman University, before transferring to and graduating from Loyola Marymount University.

  • Was named one of the 25 Hottest Bachelors by People Magazine (2003)
  • Son of 'Tom Hanks' (qv) and 'Samantha Lewes' (qv)
  • Engaged to publicist Samantha Bryant [June 10, 2009].
  • Brother of 'Elizabeth Hanks' (qv).
  • Has two half brothers, Chester b. 1990 and Truman b. 1995
  • Attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles
  • Stepson of 'Rita Wilson (I)' (qv)
  • Auditioned for a role in director 'Cameron Crowe (I)' (qv)'s _Elizabethtown (2005)_ (qv) but lost out to 'Orlando Bloom' (qv).

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