ByTom Cox, writer at Creators.co
Staff writer for Moviepilot. Tweet me @thomascox500
Tom Cox

Tom Hanks may be the highest grossing actor at the box office ever, with his movies pulling in over $8.5 billion worldwide, but this wouldn't count for much if he was an asshole.

Despite the terrific success he's somehow earned a reputation as being one of the nicest guys in Hollywood. "But how?" I hear you cry. Here's 11 times he was a righteous dude:

11. When his Twitter became a New York lost property feed:



10. When this feed reunited a student with her ID:

11. When he papped his wife Rita Wilson on the red carpet:

Source: Getty
Source: Getty

8. When he helped develop an iPad app to simulate the typewriter experience called Hanx writer:

Source: Hanx writer
Source: Hanx writer

7. When Nerdist website sent him an actual typewriter to persuade him to give an interview and he mailed this response:

6. When he wanted everyone on the ride home to see his new Emmy:

Source: IFC; Ian Gavan/Getty Images
Source: IFC; Ian Gavan/Getty Images

5. When was overjoyed to go through the scrapbook of an autistic superfan:

4. When he immortalised the phrase "there's a snake in my boot" as the voice of this guy:

Source: Pixar
Source: Pixar

3. When his role in 'Apollo 13' and "space geek" status got an asteroid named after him as '12818 Tomhanks':

Source: NASA / Universal
Source: NASA / Universal

2. When he took the best selfies ever:

1. When he bought the White House journalists a coffee machine, and then replaced it six years later:

Can you name any more times Hanks blew your mind?

Source: via E!

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