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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  • Isaac B. Carpio
    Isaac B. Carpio  10 hours back

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

    • Angie Taylor
      Angie Taylor  20 hours back

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

      • Jess Reed
        Jess Reed  21 hours back

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

        • The California Bruh
          The California Bruh  22 hours back

          Jimmy and Tom look like father and son

          • April Chamberlain
            April Chamberlain  22 hours 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  1 days back

              Every time I hear Tom hanks talk I think of woody

              • abd wad
                abd wad  1 days back

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

                • Neai Tuppi
                  Neai Tuppi  1 days back

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

                  • reina coffee
                    reina coffee  1 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  1 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  1 days back

                        He was an amazing Mr Rogers!

                        • Michelle R Jackson
                          Michelle R Jackson  2 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  2 days back

                            YouTube is getting too comfortable with all these damn commercials

                            • mrs Macca
                              mrs Macca  2 days back

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

                              • Lance W
                                Lance W  2 days 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  2 days back

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

                                  • ethantwolfe
                                    ethantwolfe  3 days 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  3 days back

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

                                      • Atl Peach
                                        Atl Peach  3 days back

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

                                        • Bucky Duster
                                          Bucky Duster  3 days 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  3 days back

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

                                            • kissmyaass1
                                              kissmyaass1  3 days back

                                              Hey Tom seen any space aliens with red capes lately?

                                              • David Nielsen
                                                David Nielsen  3 days back

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

                                                • Alison B
                                                  Alison B  3 days 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  3 days 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  4 days back

                                                      Now he can play David Letterman

                                                      • V. E.
                                                        V. E.  4 days 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  4 days back

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

                                                          • J Robert
                                                            J Robert  4 days back

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

                                                            • Sunny Baggett
                                                              Sunny Baggett  4 days back

                                                              Well... all I hear is Woody.

                                                              • Xavier Marin
                                                                Xavier Marin  4 days back

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

                                                                • Declan Gill
                                                                  Declan Gill  4 days back

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

                                                                  • Mr O Films
                                                                    Mr O Films  4 days 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  4 days back

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

                                                                      • Kay Omholt-Montague
                                                                        Kay Omholt-Montague  4 days back

                                                                        Check out Tom Hank's beautiful beard. All snow white and neatly trimmed! I cannot wait to see this movie!

                                                                        • Steve Renn
                                                                          Steve Renn  5 days back

                                                                          tom hanks, best actor ever!

                                                                          • Brandon Newby
                                                                            Brandon Newby  5 days back

                                                                            I really could not picture anyone but Tom Hanks playing mr. Rogers. I know this because I tried. More than once. 😀😀😀

                                                                            • Pooty2003
                                                                              Pooty2003  5 days back

                                                                              I said this on Ellen’s clip, but I’m going to say it again. I absolutely ADORED Mr. Rogers and his show. I moved to the US from Thailand when I was only 2 years old. And it’s because of him and his show (and school of course) that I learned a lot of my English. His slow speaking and annunciation of his word helped out so much with my learning and retaining the language and words. I was devastated when I found out he passed on. I hope you make him proud Tom Hanks!!!! He was a wonderfully kind man.

                                                                              • Tracy Davison
                                                                                Tracy Davison  5 days back

                                                                                Tom Hanks gets better with age

                                                                                • Dinesh Singh Rawat
                                                                                  Dinesh Singh Rawat  5 days back

                                                                                  Jimmy looks like Tom Hanks, I said this n number of times in past, now this is the proof.
                                                                                  The only difference is Acting.

                                                                                  • Jana Cornelis
                                                                                    Jana Cornelis  5 days back

                                                                                    Love you, Mr. Hanks, but I have to disagree with one thing: Mr. Rogers WAS / IS for adults, too, who have remembered their inner child and can appreciate the wonder in how Crayons are made and who can also appreciate slowing down today's chaotic pace.

                                                                                    • chad raphael
                                                                                      chad raphael  5 days back

                                                                                      Wow...his voice is so iconic!

                                                                                      • Chad Swanson
                                                                                        Chad Swanson  5 days back

                                                                                        He’s totally making Forest Gump 2

                                                                                        • Mark Merithew
                                                                                          Mark Merithew  5 days back

                                                                                          I can see that I’m going to need a lot of Kleenex in order to watch this movie. Fred Rogers touched a lot of young peoples lives, and we’ve grown up to have a deep respect for the man that made us feel better about ourselves, and took us on a journey of just growing up in this world, and surviving.

                                                                                        • David A
                                                                                          David A  5 days back

                                                                                          More like becoming Larry King....

                                                                                          • Sara Light
                                                                                            Sara Light  5 days back

                                                                                            I watched the trailer SEVERAL times and had no idea it was Tom Hanks.... when I found out I was like "duh...of course... hes perfect" but he did so well I really didnt know it was him!