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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is widely regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks' films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fifth-highest-grossing actor in North America.

Tom Hanks says he felt like ‘canary in the coal mine’ after contracting Covid-19

Tom Hanks has said he felt like a “canary in the coalmine” after he became one of the first high-profile figures to test positive for coronavirus.

The Hollywood actor was diagnosed with Covid-19 in March along with his wife Rita Wilson.

He told Australian publication Stellar that “no-one is safe” from the illness.

When asked about being one of the early celebrities to test positive for the virus, he said: “I was the canary in the coalmine for some of this, for sure.

“But now we are once again at the place where there is no guarantee of immunity, from the information I’ve read.

“We are not done with this. In fact we are right smack-dab in the middle.”

Hanks contracted the virus while he was in Australia.

“When we were told we were found

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