There are only a few actors and actresses out there that have made a real impact on people's lives through their work in the world of Hollywood. But it's safe to say that Tom Hanks is one of them. Hanks has been acting for nearly forty years now and he has truly left his mark on the showbiz world.
But it turns out he's also just a really nice guy. After he was honored at the Golden Globes, people started sharing stories about meeting Hanks in real life and we can't get enough.
Keep scrolling for a truly wholesome reading experience...
Tom Hanks is one of the most famous and recognizable actors of all time...
via: Getty ImagesHanks has starred in and produced so many timeless productions, and, has even been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Golden Globes.
Forrest Gump is probably one of Hank's most recognizable performances.
But he's also known as being one of the nicest guys in Hollywood.
via: Getty ImagesSo, we've created a list of some of the best stories about people meeting Hanks in real life. They often say you shouldn't meet your idol as you may be hugely disappointed, but for those who have had the pleasure of meeting Tom Hanks, this couldn't be further from the truth. Keep scrolling for a wholesome reading experience.
28. New tattoo.
via: TwitterSeems Tom was pretty impressed with the inking.
Of course, his response was just as great as you'd imagine...
via: tomhanksVery wholesome.
27. Candid shot.
via: Coastal__EddyLook how happy he is!
26. Ski trip.
via: stuartpstevensImagine how you'd feel when the realization hit...
25. Sneaky selfie.
via: whittlzThis is one of the best things we've seen. Like ever.
via: zwackmomThe actor is known for responding to fan mail using a typewriter but this tops them all off. How cute?
23. Down the aisle.
via: Steve_GoldbergWell, this is something to tell the grandkids.
22. "He's just a nice guy."
via: meganmarielynnOf course he would be the one to stop. Would we expect anything less?
21. Helping those in need.
via: SusieMolloyCan you get any more wholesome?
20. A personal thank you.
via: DennisWAlpertHe seems like he makes so much time for his fans.
19. Act of generosity.
via: audreyalisonOur heart can't handle this.
18. A surprise encounter.
via: E_ONeill1024ReportWe would be in a complete state of shock.
17. Detriot Tigers game.
via: TheAmyMaxeyHe definitely went the extra mile here...
16. Coffee machine donation.
via: LAReviewofBooksBecause who doesn't need some fancy coffee in their life?
15. "The nicest human ever."
via: TwitterThis woman was clearly gushing over the actor and we can certainly see why.
14. Friend for life.
via: TwitterHe's never let his fame get to his head.
13. Making time for others.
via: TwitterThis is so sweet.
12. Free popcorn.
via: TwitterFree popcorn? From Tom Hanks? Count us in.
11. Apollo 13 set.
via: TwitterWe wished you'd asked for a picture too...
10. Supportive friend.
via: TwitterThere's nothing better than someone who is always there supporting their loved ones, regardless of how hectic your schedule is.
9. "One of the nicest customers I had the pleasure to serve."
via: TwitterAfter all, manners cost nothing!
8. Plus one.
via: TwitterHe clearly lives up to expectations.
7. A modest guy.
via: TwitterCelebs can fangirl too you know!
6. Act of generosity.
via: TwitterKind and generous? We stan.
5. "One of the most genuine people I have ever met."
via: TwitterIt's nice to be nice.
4. Spending time with his fans.
via: TwitterIt's so refreshing to see a celeb be interested in a fans' life in such a big way!
3. Musical serenade.
via: TwitterWe wish we could have been a fly on the wall for this.
2. Charity work.
via: TwitterHe's done so much charity work yet never brags about it.
1. A handwritten note.
via: TwitterCan you get any more heartwarming? No. No, you can't.