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Q: Tom Hanks's Ancestry ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Tom Hanks's Ancestry
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Celebrities
Asked by: nelson-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 24 Jul 2006 03:32 PDT
Expires: 23 Aug 2006 03:32 PDT
Question ID: 748955
Please find me some proof that Tom Hanks is of partial Portuguese
descent.  Direct quotes from Tom would be best.

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 24 Jul 2006 07:32 PDT
I wasn't able to locate a direct reference from Tom Hanks regarding
his ancestry. However, I did find this:

14  Emmanuel Rose, b. ... , Portugal, ... , d. ...

More here:

Please let me know if this suffices as an answer to your queston.

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by nelson-ga on 26 Jul 2006 05:37 PDT
Hi, Rainbow.  Sorry for the delay in responding.  The ancestry info.
is good. Please post answer.  Thank you.
Subject: Re: Tom Hanks's Ancestry
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 26 Jul 2006 05:46 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi nelson,

I'm glad I was able to find what you were looking for. Here it is
again for your convenience:

14  Emmanuel Rose, b. ... , Portugal, ... , d. ...

More here:

Search criteria:
Tom Hanks" Portuguese OR Portugal ancestry

I hope this is helpful.

Best regards,
nelson-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.50

Subject: Re: Tom Hanks's Ancestry
From: boquinha-ga on 24 Jul 2006 08:07 PDT
Heh, funny you should ask. My mom has told me the same thing (my
parents are immigrants from the Azores). She says she's heard it in an
interview with him. I've wondered about a direct written quote from
him, too (or a transcript of the interview). Nice genealogy find,

Subject: Re: Tom Hanks's Ancestry
From: rainbow-ga on 26 Jul 2006 11:16 PDT
Thank you for the rating and tip.
Best regards,

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