The Comedians that never were – Tom Hanks

This weeks article is short and sweet but deserves a mention no matter what. There was a time when one of the biggest names in comedy took to the stage and tried doing stand up comedy. That person was Tom Hanks.
It was 1987, the actor needed to get into the role of a character for the film Punchline which is about a struggling stand up comedian. A young Tom Hanks performed on stage In a real comedy night to get an experience of what it felt like to actually perform and then take his experiences away from that to then put towards to character.
In recent years, the stand up routine has surface and you can now watch it online if you google Tom Hanks stand up.

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