|Birth||July 9, 1956|
|Spouse||Samantha Lewes (1978-1987)|
Rita Wilson (1988-present)
|Siblings||Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks, Sandra Hanks|
|Parents||Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford Hanks|
|Children||4, including Colin Hanks|
|Motion capture||Hero Boy, Hero Boy's Father, Conductor, Hobo, Ebenezer Scrooge Puppet, Santa Claus|
|Voice||Hero Boy's Father, Conductor, Hobo, Santa Claus, Narrator (film only)|
The film's official soundtrack credit Tom Hanks as the performer in the songs, "The Polar Express" and "Hot Chocolate," both of which feature the Conductor, one of his characters, singing. The Conductor's vocals, however, are removed for "The Polar Express" song in the film, but the version in the credits does feature them.
When clips from the film were used in the video game, Tom's lines were kept, but his brother, Jim voiced his characters outside film clips.
- When voicing Hero Boy, Daryl Sabara would mimic Hanks' voice.
- Tom Hanks starred in two other films directed by Robert Zemeckis: Forrest Gump in 1994 and Cast Away in 2000.
- Hanks was also the founder of Playtone, one of the production companies that worked on The Polar Express.