Tom Hanks on Becoming Mister Rogers

  • Published: 26 November 2019
  • Tom talks about having a beard, “Jeopardy” contestants not knowing who he is, shooting “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” in New Mexico, some of the interesting things he learned about Mister Rogers while playing him, and the power of putting on the red sweater.

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    Tom Hanks on Becoming Mister Rogers
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  • Jazz Fan
    Jazz Fan  6 hours back

    A vortex of wholesomeness - Tom Hanks looking like Santa Claus discussing playing Fred Rogers.

    • Andrew Rand
      Andrew Rand  1 days back

      Tom Hanks wit is so amazing

      • Just_A_Turkey
        Just_A_Turkey  2 days back

        In these hateful times, I wish we could all live a little more like Fred Rogers. We really really need it.

        • Juliétte
          Juliétte  2 days back

          The Original movie about Mr. Rogers , I watched on ITunes , A documentary ! The Real Mr. Rogers , not the Hollywood rip-off here 🤦🏻‍♀️ . It is probably pretty good but for this reason I just cant 🤷🏻‍♀️

          • Donna Nettis
            Donna Nettis  4 days back

            Whenever kid’s shows were on TV, my daughter would watch while playing and running around at the same time. One day when Mr Rogers came on, she stopped dead right in front of the screen, and stood still, watching until the end of the show. If you slow down, you can get their attention, and they will listen.

            • Michelle Sturge-White
              Michelle Sturge-White  4 days back

              Tom Hanks has very kind and beautiful eyes.

              • Tyr Persson
                Tyr Persson  4 days back

                I feel so sad seeing Tom Hanks with a full beard. Feels so strange. Can’t we go back to Forrest Gump days

                • Darf 530
                  Darf 530  4 days back

                  When Tom yelled oh my god at the beginning it sounded just like Woody from Toy Story!

                  • Princess Lisa Marie
                    Princess Lisa Marie  4 days back

                    Very wrong. Mr. Rogers is for all of us. Listen to what he saying about feelings and dealing with things. Adults forget.

                    • Rebecca Lloyd
                      Rebecca Lloyd  4 days back

                      Keep the beard! 😍🥰💕💗

                      • Jesús T. Díaz Cortez

                        ! Great actor !

                        • Jake Goodwin
                          Jake Goodwin  5 days back

                          This is about him playing Fred Rogers but listening to him right now makes me picture Woody from Toy Story

                          • Isaac B. Carpio
                            Isaac B. Carpio  5 days back

                            The voice of my childhood. ”BUZZ LOOK AN ALIEN! - HAHAHAHA”

                            • Angie Taylor
                              Angie Taylor  6 days back

                              I'm SOOO laughing! Love u Tom Hanks!!!

                              • Jess Reed
                                Jess Reed  6 days back

                                I guess, he did not learn to manage a beard.

                                • The California Bruh
                                  The California Bruh  6 days back

                                  Jimmy and Tom look like father and son

                                  • April Chamberlain
                                    April Chamberlain  6 days back

                                    Lol! Love Tom Hanks! He does every character he's ever played like they are a part of him!
                                    The jeopardy part, I couldn't tell them apart but I didn't know there was a movie coming out with him playing Mr Rogers! That's awesome!!

                                    • MIKE BATTANI
                                      MIKE BATTANI  6 days back

                                      Every time I hear Tom hanks talk I think of woody

                                      • abd wad
                                        abd wad  6 days back

                                        wtf is that sound at 2:28. reptilian ???

                                        • Neai Tuppi
                                          Neai Tuppi  6 days back

                                          He's probably the only person I have seen do an impression of Bruce Dern.

                                          • reina coffee
                                            reina coffee  6 days back

                                            Awww, our beloved Tom Hanks!! Absolutely the best actor for Mr. Rogers. Excellent movie!! Love Woody, Love Joe F.O.X., Love Forrest Gump and Love Mr. Rogers!

                                            • Emily Roberts
                                              Emily Roberts  6 days back

                                              "This is not for us, this is not for grown ups!" Mr. Hanks that's the first time I've ever heard you lie!

                                              • Agent К_видео
                                                Agent К_видео  6 days back

                                                He was an amazing Mr Rogers!

                                                • Michelle R Jackson
                                                  Michelle R Jackson  7 days back

                                                  Why a man who can stand the discomfort of a scratchy beard- but no wedding ring?! Strange, IMO

                                                  • Ricki’s Place
                                                    Ricki’s Place  7 days back

                                                    YouTube is getting too comfortable with all these damn commercials

                                                    • steve hofmann
                                                      steve hofmann  10 hours back

                                                      Exactly. These commercials are growing like weeds. You understand that the option to skip will soon evaporate then the internet will be no better than TV ; 5 minutes of DWTS and then 8 minutes of denture adhisive and adult diaper commercials. Please, somebody put me out of my misery.

                                                  • mrs Macca
                                                    mrs Macca  7 days back

                                                    Tom Hanks is so his movies, but I wish he’d chill

                                                    • Lance W
                                                      Lance W  1 weeks back

                                                      Time for Hollywood to pretend they like somebody. They ridiculed him for many years. Comedians built their careers making fun of him. I remember watching Jim Carrey do a skit where Mr. Rogers was at the porn store. I never laughed even then. It wasn't funny... Mr Rogers is a legend. Jim Carrey is an unhinged nutcase that is way past his prime.

                                                      • Elijah Love
                                                        Elijah Love  1 weeks back

                                                        Hearing Tom call Jimmy a "jaded talk show host" was so satisfying. I played that at bit at list 10 times.

                                                        • ethantwolfe
                                                          ethantwolfe  1 weeks back

                                                          Wow, demeaning talk show hosts for having humor and implying Jimmy uses illegal substances because he talks so fast. Made me dislike Tom a lot more.

                                                          • Tomas Tatarrr
                                                            Tomas Tatarrr  1 weeks back

                                                            Look VERY CAREFULLY, he has had a hair transplant. Very easy to see

                                                            • Atl Peach
                                                              Atl Peach  1 weeks back

                                                              I love Tom, love him MORE with the beard!!!

                                                              • Bucky Duster
                                                                Bucky Duster  1 weeks back

                                                                Excellent point about perhaps why the Jeopardy contestants failed to recognize Tom Hanks, that he assimilates the roles he plays so consummately the viewer sees not the actor, but the character as real.

                                                                • Mimie A
                                                                  Mimie A  1 weeks back

                                                                  Thank you for being there for me as a child Mr. Rodgers. I will forever be grateful.

                                                                  • kissmyaass1
                                                                    kissmyaass1  1 weeks back

                                                                    Hey Tom seen any space aliens with red capes lately?

                                                                    • David Nielsen
                                                                      David Nielsen  1 weeks back

                                                                      Mr. Hanks is a favorite actor and all round good guy.

                                                                      • Alison B
                                                                        Alison B  1 weeks back

                                                                        I don't know why so many male actors have taken to growing grey or white beards. They look like the old man of the sea. Most unattractive and adds about 20 years to their appearance.

                                                                      • ColeinOne
                                                                        ColeinOne  1 weeks back

                                                                        Can't Tom Hanks just be immortal or somethin?

                                                                        • My Name Is David Hogg & I Approve This Message

                                                                          What three year olds does Tom Hanks know that are wondering how batteries work?

                                                                          • VVILD ONES
                                                                            VVILD ONES  1 weeks back

                                                                            Now he can play David Letterman

                                                                            • V. E.
                                                                              V. E.  1 weeks back

                                                                              The Every-man's actor. No ginormous ego. No pretension/hauteur. I want to be Tom Hanks when I grow up. lol

                                                                              • Toria Rose
                                                                                Toria Rose  1 weeks back

                                                                                Ah, too bad the wife no-like it, he looks really good with the beard.

                                                                                • J Robert
                                                                                  J Robert  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Yet another man letting a woman dictate whether or not he gets to keep his beard

                                                                                  • Sunny Baggett
                                                                                    Sunny Baggett  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Well... all I hear is Woody.

                                                                                    • Xavier Marin
                                                                                      Xavier Marin  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Top personalities Tom hanks, Robert D jr, Ewan McGregor, Matt Smith... oh and John Mullaney

                                                                                      • Declan Gill
                                                                                        Declan Gill  1 weeks back

                                                                                        "I'll call that the Charlie Chaplin you idiot" he could have also said Oliver Hardy

                                                                                        • Mr O Films
                                                                                          Mr O Films  1 weeks back

                                                                                          At first I was like 14 minutes... I don't know if i want to sit thru that much of an interview. By the end I realized again how much love Tom Hanks

                                                                                          • Jeddah Buan
                                                                                            Jeddah Buan  1 weeks back

                                                                                            😍😍😍I really love Tom Hanks!!!
                                                                                            I hope I can meet him. That’s my ultimate dream