Colin Hanks Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th October 2015

Quote: "I applied to two different Towers in college. They said, 'OK, look, we can give you this application and you can fill it out, but we're gonna tell you right now, there are 50 people ahead of you, and we're not even hiring right now!'" Colin Hanks, the director of new Tower Records documentary All Things Must Pass, wasn't as lucky as Dave Grohl when he applied to work at the fabled record store.

16th April 2014

Quote: "I knew I was going to lose... I was just sitting there and it was kind of a surreal experience because there was a woman next to me and I'm not sure if she was a seat-filler or a guest of someone, but I was sitting next to her for the whole show and she would just sit there and just go, 'Who are you? Are you famous? Should I know you?' And I got very uncomfortable... Finally they got to the breakthrough performance... and as they're announcing the winner, she is chastising me, saying, 'I knew they were famous!'" Actor Colin Hanks on his awkward moment at the 2002 MTV Movie Awards.

6th May 2011

Tweet: "Emily Blunt drank so much grape juice in the dinner scene that she threw up. Fun Fact. But not so much fun for her." Colin Hanks reveals set secrets from 2008 movie The Great Buck Howard.

4th May 2009

Quote: "It's always fun to watch him yell at the computer when something's not working. He's like a caveman." Actor Colin Hanks outs his father Tom Hanks as a techno-phobe.

31st March 2009

Quote: "Before curtain it's vocal warm-ups, stretches, listen to (BRUCE) Springsteen's BORN TO RUN for five minutes and then - focus." Actor Colin Hanks on his rituals before taking the stage in Broadway show 33 VARIATIONS, co-starring Jane Fonda.

8th February 2008

Quote: "He's an awesome kisser." Actress Emily Blunt is impressed with her THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD co-star Colin Hanks' smooching techniques.

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