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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  • abd wad
    abd wad  4 hours back

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

    • Neai Tuppi
      Neai Tuppi  4 hours back

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

      • reina coffee
        reina coffee  5 hours 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  8 hours 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  8 hours back

            He was an amazing Mr Rogers!

            • Michelle R Jackson
              Michelle R Jackson  13 hours 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  16 hours back

                YouTube is getting too comfortable with all these damn commercials

                • mrs Macca
                  mrs Macca  17 hours back

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

                  • Lance W
                    Lance W  24 hours 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  1 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  1 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  2 days back

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

                          • Atl Peach
                            Atl Peach  2 days back

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

                            • Bucky Duster
                              Bucky Duster  2 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  2 days back

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

                                • kissmyaass1
                                  kissmyaass1  2 days back

                                  Hey Tom seen any space aliens with red capes lately?

                                  • David Nielsen
                                    David Nielsen  2 days back

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

                                    • Alison B
                                      Alison B  2 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  2 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  3 days back

                                            Now he can play David Letterman

                                            • V. E.
                                              V. E.  3 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  3 days back

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

                                                • J Robert
                                                  J Robert  3 days back

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

                                                  • Sunny Baggett
                                                    Sunny Baggett  3 days back

                                                    Well... all I hear is Woody.

                                                    • Xavier Marin
                                                      Xavier Marin  3 days back

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

                                                      • Declan Gill
                                                        Declan Gill  3 days back

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

                                                        • Mr O Films
                                                          Mr O Films  3 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  3 days back

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

                                                            • Kay Omholt-Montague
                                                              Kay Omholt-Montague  3 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  3 days back

                                                                tom hanks, best actor ever!

                                                                • Brandon Newby
                                                                  Brandon Newby  3 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  4 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  4 days back

                                                                      Tom Hanks gets better with age

                                                                      • Dinesh Singh Rawat
                                                                        Dinesh Singh Rawat  4 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  4 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  4 days back

                                                                            Wow...his voice is so iconic!

                                                                            • Chad Swanson
                                                                              Chad Swanson  4 days back

                                                                              He’s totally making Forest Gump 2

                                                                              • Mark Merithew
                                                                                Mark Merithew  4 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  4 days back

                                                                                More like becoming Larry King....

                                                                                • Sara Light
                                                                                  Sara Light  4 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!

                                                                                  • Random Updates
                                                                                    Random Updates  4 days back

                                                                                    Ed Norton such a doppelgänger for Mr R

                                                                                    • 61lastchild
                                                                                      61lastchild  5 days back

                                                                                      How to deal with feelings. Guess'n Trump never watched Mr. Rogers...

                                                                                      • kbamm69
                                                                                        kbamm69  5 days back

                                                                                        he didn't "become" anything but a scumbag actor who took a paycheck for making a hack make money movie about a great looks like a Saturday night live skit...he does not embody fred rogers at all

                                                                                      • Swamp Ape
                                                                                        Swamp Ape  5 days back

                                                                                        mister rogers was one of my best friends growing up

                                                                                        • The Alternative Voice Of India

                                                                                          Theres something about Tom that always makes me cry

                                                                                          • jakeismyhero
                                                                                            jakeismyhero  5 days back

                                                                                            I don’t believe that once you know there are jerks in the world that Mister Rogers is no longer for you. Examples of patience and forgiveness and compassion are always beneficial and sometimes it’s the people who are cynical or hurting that can benefit from it the most.

                                                                                            • jakeismyhero
                                                                                              jakeismyhero  4 days back

                                                                                              Mary Rose Kent actually it’s me (I’m Jake) and Naomi Campbell.

                                                                                            • Mary Rose Kent
                                                                                              Mary Rose Kent  4 days back

                                                                                              Nice post!
                                                                                              Is that Jake in your icon photo?

                                                                                          • Virginia Beach
                                                                                            Virginia Beach  5 days back

                                                                                            As a Deaf person, I am VERY DISAPPOINTED that you couldn't be bothered to caption this video. Really, Jimmy??? I expected better.