Tom Hanks burst into tears after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the 77th Golden Globes 2020.
Tom Hanks was honoured with the award for outstanding contributions to the world for entertainment.
The award honoured to Hanks to mark his 30-year movie career.
He nominated in the best supporting actor race for his role as the late, beloved US children’s television presenter Mister Rogers in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’.
Hanks began his acceptance speech by joking about his early career stint on the 1970s TV comedy.
He said he had a bad cold that had made him particularly emotional.
Tom thanked his wife and five children before a long list of actors and directors who he said had contributed to his long success.
“You’re a dope if you don’t steal from everybody you have every worked with,” Hanks said.
He named Meryl Streep, Meg Ryan, Denzel Washington, and Charlize Theron, among others.
“Showing up on time is one of the greatest liberating acts you can give yourself in a movie,” he said.
Most recently, the actor starred as beloved children’s television show host Fred Rogers in the 2019 film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”