Tom Hanks buys Pacific Palisades home
Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has purchased the contemporary Pacific Palisades home of veteran producers Kathleen Kennedyand Frank Marshall, according to area real estate agents.
The sales price was listed at slightly more than $26 million at Blockshopper.com, a news and market data service. Property records show that the 14,513-square-foot house, built in 1996, has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Hanks did not respond to requests for comment.
Hanks, 53, won Oscars for his work in “Forrest Gump” (1994) and “Philadelphia” (1993) and received lead actor nominations for “Big” (1988), “Saving Private Ryan” (1998) and “Cast Away” (2000), which he also produced. He played symbolist Robert Langdon in “The Da Vinci Code” (2006) and “Angels & Demons” (2009) and is the voice of Woody in the “Toy Story” movies. He directed, wrote and starred in the 1996 film “That Thing You Do!”
Among the mutual credits of Kennedy, 56, and Marshall, 63, are “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008) and “Seabiscuit” (2003).