In 1981, Tom and Rita met on the set of the TV comedy program Bosom Buddies.
In April of 1988, the two actors married.
Tom had one previous marriage before his marriage to Rita.
Tom married Samantha Lewes, an actress, in 1978, and the couple separated in 1987.
Samantha died from bone cancer on March 12, 2002.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, he is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide and is regarded as an American cultural icon.