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‘A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood' Director Marielle Heller: ‘Neither Tom Nor I Were Interested In Making A Mister Rogers Biopic'

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America's favorite neighbor gets another jolt of renewed life on the big screen.
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Tom Hanks just found out he's related to Mister Rogers

Tom Hanks just found out he's related to Mister Rogers

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Many fans have said Hanks makes a perfect Mister Rogers, and perhaps this is why.
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Watch moment Tom Hanks finds out he's actually related to Mr. Rogers

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NEW YORK - Tom Hanks may have got the surprise of his life at the New York screening of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
While on the red carpet, the actor was told by Access Hollywood that according to Ancestry.com, he is related to Fred Rogers.
Hanks portrays Mr. Rogers in the new 2019 biopic.
The report revealed Hank is a sixth cousin of Rogers, with their common ancestor being Johannes Meffert.
Watch the moment Hanks finds out he is, in fact, related to Fred Rogers in the video player below:
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That Moment When Certified Good Guy Tom Hanks Learns He Shares Genes With Mister Rogers

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Tom Hanks ‘ performance as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood has already generated Oscar buzz ahead of its release on Friday. But in a twist of fate, the actor may have had an advantage for his uncanny portrayal of the beloved Mister Rogers : they might have actually shared genes.
According to research by Ancestry.com, Hanks is sixth cousins with the late children's TV show host.
An Access Hollywood reporter revealed the information to Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson , on the red carpet of a New York screening on Sunday. “No, you're pulling our leg,” Wilson said upon...
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