Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson stopped by In-N-Out and bought everybody lunch over the weekend. The married couple, who have been together for 30 years, shocked patrons in a Fontana location of the fast food restaurant when they arrived. After paying for the entire restaurant's food, they stopped to sign autographs and posed for pictures, with one person on social media declaring that they are the "coolest people" that he has ever met.
Tom Hanks seems to be one of the coolest people in the entertainment business and is often referred to as the "nicest person in Hollywood." His In-N-Out Burger display of kindness isn't the only time that the actor and his wife have surprised fans. In 2016, while taking a walk in Central Park, Hanks stopped to chat with a couple as they were taking their post-wedding photos. Hanks took pictures of them and posed with them too, giving them some pretty unique wedding photos and experience that they will never forget.
In 2013 Tom Hanks was performing on Broadway in his Lucky Guy show. When he caught wind that one of his super fans was in attendance, he brought her backstage to meet her. The woman has autism and has collected numerous news clippings and interviews with the actor over the years, rivaling even Hanks' own mother and her collection. In 2015, Hanks stopped in front of grocery store with his son Truman and they both helped sell Girl Scout Cookies to unsuspecting patrons on top of buying a few boxes himself and donating extra money on top of that.
There are way too many cool Tom Hanks stories out there of him spreading kindness out to the world and embracing his celebrity status in a positive way. However, one of the most famous was the time that he met a fan in a North Dakota restaurant and posed for pictures with the young fan. The fan pretended to be drunk while Hanks is seen making fun of him in the staged pictures that quickly went viral. He was just in the restaurant to eat, but he ended up leaving that young fan with a story that he can tell for the rest of his life.
Throughout his career, Tom Hanks has always appreciated his fans and even makes new ones when his good deeds go viral. Chances are, not everybody in that Fontana In-N-Out knew who he and Rita Wilson were, but they sure do now. Hanks stars in Toy Story 4, which opens next year. The actor says that the movie is "historic" and revealed that he was very emotional after completing his final lines, having to look away from the crew while they were recording. After that, he stars as Mister Rogers in You Are My Friend. You can check out some footage of Hanks and Wilson mingling with fans below, thanks to the CBS Los Angeles YouTube channel.