Concord Fun Facts

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Charley Koonz
  3. Dave Brubeck
  4. Frank O. Gehry
  5. Drum & Bugle Corps
  6. Football Team
  7. Tom Candiotti

Tom HanksActor Tom Hanks

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks was born on July 9, 1956 in Concord. He attended Chabot College in Hayward and California State University, Sacramento. He has won eight Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Awards for acting as well as seven Emmy Awards for producing. Hanks has appeared in many movies, the most memorable include:

  • "Castaway"
  • "Apollo 13"
  • "Forest Gump"
  • "The Green Mile"
  • "Philadelphia"
  • "Sleepless in Seattle"