Tom Hanks has been asked to run for president – of the Phillippines.
“They say ‘You should come down and be president here,’” the 51-year-old actor, who celebrates his twentieth anniversary with Rita Wilson tomorrow, laughs.
It’s a far cry from his first job of selling soft drinks at baseball games.
“On the very first day, I got robbed of all my pockets,” he says. “What I learned from that is that no one knows that you are a vendor if you don’t wear a white shirt. Number two, have some money in your pocket, but keep most of your money in your shoe.”
What’s the secret to his success?
“I have none. I stumble around and get lucky. That’s my thing.”