Tom Hanks' mother has died, the actor revealed in a touching message on Tuesday. Janet Marylyn Frager was 84 years old.
"This beauty? My mom. She was the difference in many lives," the actor wrote in a wholehearted tribute on Instagram. "Many lives. We say goodbye to her today. Safe crossing, mom."
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Hanks' wife, actress Rita Wilson, also took to Instagram and shared a heartfelt message about her mother-in-law, writing, "This wonderful lady gave birth to my husband, and three other children. Thank you for bringing my love into the world. She is at peace now."
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The actor just celebrated his 60th birthday over the weekend.
Our deepest condolences are with the Hanks' family during this time.
This story first appeared at Womanista.