Credits / Acknowledgements
Forrest Gump, the movie, starred Tom Hanks in the title role. Here is a list of all the actors and actresses who starred in the movie.
The movie was released on July 6, 1994 by Paramount Pictures. The movie was nominated for 13 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor-Tom Hanks, and Best Director. Forrest Gump won 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director, Actor and Adapted Screenplay.
Forrest Gump, the character, was portrayed by Tom Hanks.
Steve Weber started working as a Tribute Artist portraying Forrest Gump for the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. in 1996. He has participated in 22 USA location grand openings and in 6 of the 10 international grand openings. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. currently has 32 restaurants worldwide.
Forrest Gump, the book, was written by author Winston Groom in 1986 (Copyright 1986 by Perch Creek Realty and Investments Corp.; First Pocket Books printing in August, 1994) Mr. Groom has also authored Gumpisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump (1994, Pocket Books) and Gump & Co. (1995, Pocket Books).
Here are some of the more famous lines from the movie Forrest Gump:
- Life is like a box of chocolates ... you never know what you're gonna get.
- Stupid is as stupid does.
- And that’s all I’ve got to say about that!
- Forrest ran across the United State for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours.