About this Famous Person
Source : Tim DOWLING
Hanks was born Colin Lewes Dillingham in Sacramento, California, the oldest son of actor Tom Hanks and his first wife, the late producer and actress Samantha Lewes (née Susan Jane Dillingham), who died of bone cancer on March 12, 2002. His name was changed to Hanks after his parents married in 1978. He has a sister, Elizabeth (born 1982), and two younger paternal half-brothers, Chester Marlon Hanks (born 1990) and Truman Theodore Hanks (born 1995), from his father's second marriage, to actress Rita Wilson. Hanks attended Sacramento Country Day School and then Chapman University before transferring to and graduating from Loyola Marymount University.