Hollywood's famous families: stars who prove talent runs in the family

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Hollywood's famous families: stars who prove talent runs in the family

Tom Hanks & Colin Hanks

"I knew that I needed to do something that I desperately loved. There was a period where I did question if it was acting because I knew that I would be making things hard on myself. I knew there was going to be a little bit of a hullabaloo because of my dad being who he is and all that."

Thankfully, Colin Hanks decided to go with his heart and follow his famous father Tom Hanks into the industry.

The 36-year-old has carved out his own successful career with a series of stellar performances that have established him as a huge talent in his own right. Colin made a name for himself in TV series Band of Brothers, Roswell and Dexter and stars in the 2013 JFK assassination film, Parkland.

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