Tom Hanks helps with surprise marriage proposal

Published: November 8, 2017



Tom Hanks, the Oscar-winner recently made an appearance at the Texas Book Festival to promote his new book, Uncommon Type: Some Stories. He has by far maintained his reputation for being helpful to people and this time he almost played Cupid – helping a man propose to his girlfriend, reported Yahoo!



While answering the audience’s questions at the book festival, the Bridge of Spies actor said that he had a question of his own. He then went on to say that Ryan McFarling had a question for Nikki Young and the question was, “Nikki, will you marry me?” The groom-to-be, McFarling then got down on one knee and Young accepted the proposal.

The 61-year-old actor is known for his kindness to strangers. Earlier this year, he gifted a new espresso machine to the White House press corps.

In 2015, he also found and returned a Fordham University student’s lost ID card.

He also helped a Girl Scout troop sell their cookies in San Francisco and also left a $20 tip.

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  • AQ
    Nov 8, 2017 - 7:49PM

    He is not ‘Shawshank Redemption’ actor you can call him ‘Forrest Gump’ actor, ‘Cast Away’ actor, ‘Captain Phillips’ actor, how can you forget such movies of him, Shawshank Redemption top actors were Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman.Recommend

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