Jim Hanks
American actor
Jim Hanks
Jim Hanks is an American film and television actor, and voice-over artist.
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Tom Hanks' Brother Secretly Voices Woody When Tom Is Busy, AKA Your Childhood Is A Lie
Huffington Post - over 1 year
If you've ever had a Woody toy, video game or -- in a few cases -- seen a "Toy Story" movie, you've assumed the voice you heard coming from the cowboy in the yellow-plaid shirt was that of Tom Hanks. Well, reach for the sky, because there's been a snake in your boot/ears this whole time. This town was big enough for two all along and the dual-sheriffs are actually Tom Hanks and his brother, Jim Hanks. UK-based comedian Graham Norton used his show to confront Tom about this mystery back in 2011, bringing out a Woody doll and asking if he had provided the voice. "No, it's my brother Jim," Tom responded smirking, and then continued on to explain, "There are so many computer games and video things and Jim just works on those all year long." Clarifying how this initial idea came about, Tom said that it had to do with him being too busy to handle all the extra voice work. He recalled to Norton, being asked rhetorically, "You don't want to do this," to which he appears to still ...
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Letters to the editor: Sept. 17
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
Detective Jim Hands is investigating the foot fetishist? Anyone else get a giggle from that?
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New Advertiser: Brian Doan of Koenig & Strey
Elmhurst Patch - almost 5 years
Elmhurst Patch would like to offer a warm welcome to our newest real estate advertiser: Brian Doan of Koenig & Strey. http://bryandoansellshomes.com/   For advertising inquiries: Jim Hankes, 630-815-4171, james.hankes@patch.com
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New Advertiser: Naperville Music
Naperville Patch - almost 5 years
Naperville Patch would like to offer a warm welcome to our newest advertiser: Naperville Music.  The store has been in business in Naperville since 1974 and is a favorite among locals.  For advertising inquiries: Jim Hankes, 630-815-4171 or james.hankes@patch.com
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IID approves principles for water transfers, new lawyer for the QSA - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
The principles, introduced by Director Jim Hanks and boiled down by IID staff, are something to start building off of for future water transfers, Hanks said. It should help to protect the area's interests. Other pieces of the organizing principles
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Blonde Wins Winchester in Wild Finish - WhoWon.com
Google News - over 5 years
WINCHESTER, Ind. -- Jason Blonde capitalized on a late-race opportunity to win the 30-lap “Winged Sprint Extravaganza” for the Xtreme Sprint Series at Winchester Speedway on Sunday afternoon, capping off a classic race and a historic
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Activist gives opinion on All-American Canal buoys - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
There were good people on it ultimately. (IID former Director Mike) Abatti and (Director) Jim Hanks were the good guys, and they hung in there. I'm just glad to see there were a couple good people. I was losing faith in humanity at the beginning
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Senator opposes cross-border power line; builder denounces senator's opposition - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
The tie-in line is a gateway for cheaper power in Mexico, but it won't promote job growth where it's needed, Imperial County, said Imperial Irrigation District Director Jim Hanks. “Every megawatt that's built over there, we lose one here,” he said
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Update on construction projects given - Daily Freeman Journal
Google News - over 5 years
It was decided that the legal counsel of Jim Hanks and Ahlers Law Firm was to be retained for the 2010-2011 school year. Hanks has been the lead attorney for the district for the past 7 years. Sherwood said that Webster City has used the services of
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Water transfer agreement lawyer hiring is postponed - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
While the item had originally been scheduled to be voted on Tuesday, Director Jim Hanks had asked for it to be an informational item only. Hanks asked for a resolution that spelled out the board as a client and defined the scope of DuMars' potential
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IID delays action on DuMars issue - KXO Radio
Google News - over 5 years
Directors Jim Hanks and Matt Desert said they were not prepared to vote on the request right now. Hanks said he wanted a resolution outlining a History on DuMars, the scope of work he would be performing, etc. General Counsel Jeff Garber also said
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Imperial Irrigation District audit shows 2009 project had problems - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
As far as Director Jim Hanks said he is concerned, the process the board expects appears like it was violated. Important things like the major work authorization were skipped, and there was miscommunication between different departments if they didn't
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Kyle Flint Selected for Rich Vogler Schlarship Award - WhoWon.com
Google News - over 5 years
“We're proud to have a young man of Kyle's character racing with us,” said Must See Racing president Jim Hanks. “He represents the next generation in our sport, and it's encouraging to see a young man who is very serious about his education
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Auto City Speedway gearing up for Must See Racing - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
“Auto City is a great track for a sprint-car race,” MSR general manager Jim Hanks said. “It's a challenge because each end of the track is different. You can't set up for one because it won't work at both. (Saturday's format) gives the fans a lot more
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IID updates on Salton Sea, QSA - Imperial Valley Press
Google News - over 5 years
Directors Jim Hanks and Stella Mendoza asked for alternatives for the Salton Sea because of the uncertainty of the QSA. “From a realistic standpoint, the QSA is in jeopardy,” Hanks said. “For us as board, as a team here, I think it'd be unrealistic for
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jim Hanks
    THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 39
    Hanks began providing the voice of Geoffrey the Giraffe in the Toys "R" Us commercials in 2001, and is the voice of Rudy from the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers commercials.
    More Details Hide Details He guest-starred in an episode of Scrubs, appearing as a "Dr. Turner" partnered with a doctor called "Hooch" (in reference to his brother's film Turner & Hooch). In the 1998 film adaptation of O. Henry's "The Ransom of Red Chief", Hanks played the role of the mailman who was the town gossip. Hanks has appeared on stage, including playing "Lennie Small" in Theatrical Arts Internationals production of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    In 1995, A Current Affair revealed that Tom Hanks had created the mannerisms for the character of Forrest Gump in the film of the same name based on the simpleton mannerisms earlier created by Jim for the role of Jeeter, including Forrest's "now-famous jerky run".
    More Details Hide Details His physical resemblance to his brother allowed him to act as body double for him in scenes in Forrest Gump, and due to his vocal similarity, he often substitutes for him in the role of Sheriff Woody in various Toy Story video games and spin-offs.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 26
    After college he lived in Sacramento working as a waiter, and in 1988, moved to Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details The agent who employed his actress wife Karen Praxel as a receptionist encouraged him to get into acting. He took acting lessons, and began his career with roles in B-movies and commercial voice-overs. He works with Los Angeles-based "Feet First Films", a production company that provides actor demos as well as production support for short films. Jim and his wife have one son and currently reside in Venice, California.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Jim Hanks is the youngest brother of Tom Hanks, but they were not raised together. After their parents Amos and Janet Hanks divorced in 1961, Jim went to Red Bluff, California with his mother, while older siblings Tom, Larry, and Sandra remained with their father.
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