Tom Hanks and Barry Pepper first co-starred in Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg. They worked together again the next year in 1999, in Frank Darabont's The Green Mile adapted from Stephen King's novel and in which they played two guards.
In 2005, Barry Pepper lent his voice to John Young in Magnificent Desolation : Walking on the Moon 3D which Tom Hanks produced and narrated.
Tom Hanks and Bonnie Hunt first worked together in 1999 on The Green Mile, where they were playing husband and wife. In 2002, Tom Hanks made a guest appearance on her TV show Life with Bonnie, in which Bonnie Hunt dreamt she was married to Tom Hanks. in 2010, they both lent their voice to Toy Story 3 characters.
Tom Hanks and Bryan Cranston recently starred in Larry Crowne, which was also directed, written and produced by Tom Hanks. It turns out, they had already worked together before. Bryan Cranston starred in That Thing You Do!, Tom Hanks's first movie as a director. Two years later, in 1998, Bryan Cranston played Buzz Aldrin in two episodes of the miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, including in the first episode, which was directed by Tom Hanks. In 2005, he lent his voice to Buzz Aldrin (once again) for the documentary Magnificent Desolation : Walking on the Moon 3D, produced and narrated by Tom Hanks. Though they did not share scenes together, both of them starred in Saving Private Ryan.
Colin Hanks had a small part in That Thing You Do! which was wrote and directed by his father in 1996. In 2005, Colin Hanks lent his voice to the documentary Magnificent Desolation : Walking on the Moon 3D which was produced and narrated by Tom Hanks. A little anecdote : Colin Hanks worked as a set production assistant on Ron Howard's Apollo 13.
The first time they really shared a scene together was in the movie The Great Buck Howard, released in 2009. The movie was also produced by Tom Hanks, though the project was really Colin's.
Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman starred three times together. The first time was in the movie The Man with One Red Shoe in 1985. Two years later, they worked together again in Dragnet. Ten years later, in 1998, Dabney Coleman played Tom Hanks's father in the romantic comedy You've Got Mail.
Tom Hanks and David Morse starred together in only one movie, The Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont. But David Morse was cast to play George Washington in the miniseries produced by Tom Hanks, John Adams, which aired on HBO in 2008.
Gary Marshall and Tom Hanks's first collaboration goes back to 1982 : it turns out that Gary Marshall wrote the episode of Happy Days in which Tom Hanks guest starred. Gary Marshall directed Tom Hanks in Nothing in Common four years later. They also worked together as co-star in A League of Their Own in 1992, which was directed by Gary Marshall's sister, Penny Marshall.
Tom Hanks and Gary Sinise co-starred in three different films. Their first collaboration was in the worldwide hit Forrest Gump. The two actors co-starred again the next year for Ron Howard's movie Apollo 13. Gary Sinise didn’t have a big part in The Green Mile but his only scene in the movie was opposite Tom Hanks. A few years later, Tom Hanks served as executive producer for the documentary Magnificent Desolation : Walking on the Moon 3D and both Gary Sinise and Tom Hanks, among others, narrated. Once again they both narrated in the documentary about the human cost of WWII, Beyond All Boundaries, also produced by Tom Hanks.
Tom Hanks and Jon Lovitz starred together in two movies directed by Penny Marshall. The first one was Big in 1988 in which Lovitz was playing Hanks's colleague. Then they starred together in A League of Their Own four years later. Jon Lovitz appeared as Henry in the supermarket scene in You've Got Mail, in 1998. Over the years, the two of them also starred together in numerous comedy sketches in Saturday Night Live.
Before starring together, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts shared two projects. Indeed, they were both part of the multipart documentary Freedom: A History of Us in 2003. Julia Roberts narrated Appleton's Journal in two episodes while Tom Hanks lent his voice to Abraham Lincoln in 7 episodes. In 2006, Julia Roberts gave her voice to Hova in The Ant Bully, a movie produced by Tom Hanks. They finally shared the screen together the next year in Charlie Wilson's War. They teamed up again for Larry Crowne which is written, produced and directed by Tom Hanks.