America’s Favorite Movie Stars

These are just a few of the news stories inspired by The Harris Poll’s December 2015 survey on favorite movie stars.


Entertainment Tonight

Tom Hanks Is Officially Everyone’s Favorite Movie Star

It’s no surprise that Tom Hanks is America’s favorite movie star. From helping us understand life’s hardships better by comparing them to chocolate to being the only person who could ever make us cry over a volleyball, he’s played lovable on-screen characters that we just can’t seem to get enough of. Harris Poll recently released a list of the most beloved Hollywood celebrities, and they placed the Bridge of Spies actor in the No. 1. spot… Read more.

Source: Entertainment Tonight | Elizabeth VanMetre | January 30, 2016



Five films that may explain why Democrats love Denzel Washington

The Harris Poll released its annual ranking of America’s favorite movie stars on Friday, and for the second year in a row Democrats expressed their preference for two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington… Read more.

Source: MSNBC | Adam Howard | January 29, 2016


E! Online

Definitive Proof That Tom Hanks Will Always Reign as the Most Likable Hollywood Star

Instead of asking “Beatles or Stones?” or what pizza topping people prefer, here’s a surefire way to vet a person… “Do you like Tom Hanks?” If they say ‘no,’ get the heck out of there! The star has once again (for the fifth time) been named America’s favorite movie star, according to The Harris Poll… Read more.

Source: E! Online | Julia Hays | January 29, 2016


US Weekly

Tom Hanks Is America’s Favorite Movie Star (Sorry, Denzel Washington!)

Life’s a huge box of chocolates for Tom Hanks! The Bridge of Spies star, 59, is No. 1 on a new list of America’s favorite movie stars, as determined by a Harris Poll in December. Hanks beat out other box-office heavyweights such as Johnny Depp, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and last year’s top pick, Denzel Washington… Read more.

Source: US Weekly | Khalea Underwood | January 29, 2016


A.V. Club

Groundbreaking poll reveals that America loves Tom Hanks

This information comes from The Harris Poll (via Variety), and actually this is the fifth time that Hanks has nabbed the proverbial crown, having also won it in 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2013. Apparently, people were really into Bridge of Spies… Read more.

Source: A.V. Club | Sam Barsanti | January 31, 2016


Movie News Guide

Tom Hanks Is America’s Favorite Movie Star According To Recent Poll

Tom Hanks was picked out as America’s favorite movie star, according to a new poll. The runner up stars included Johnny Depp, who took the runner up position and Denzel Washington who took the third place… Read more.

Source: Movie News Guide | Meghna Subhedhar | February 1, 2016



12 Tom Hanks Movie Quotes That Prove Exactly Why He’s America’s Favorite Movie Star

Americans have spoken: According to a new nationwide poll, it seems the actor most Americans love the most is Tom Hanks. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, of course, since Hanks won this exact same honor in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2013 — but hey, it’s exciting to know Mr. Hanks has still got it. This most prestigious of awards comes from The Harris Poll, who surveyed 2,252 American adults about their favorite film actor… Read more.

Source: Bustle | Maura O’Malley | January 30, 2016


Business Insider

Americans named their favorite movie stars, and the top 5 are all men

The US has spoken: Tom Hanks is its favorite movie star, according to a new Harris Poll. It’s hard to argue… Read more.

Source: Business Insider | Jason Guerrasio | January 30, 2016


New York Daily News

Tom Hanks Named America’s Favorite Actor In Harris Poll

Tom Hanks is still making a splash. The “Bridge of Spies” star leads the list of America’s Favorite Movie Star — again — according to the Harris Poll… Read more.

Source: New York Daily News | Joe Dziemianowicz | January 29, 2016



Tom Hanks Is America’s Favorite Movie Star

According to a new poll, Tom Hanks is America’s favorite movie star. Hanks, whose latest film “The Bridge of Spies” is up for six Oscars, topped a Harris Poll that surveyed more than 2,200 adults in the U.S. about the best Hollywood actor/actress. Hanks also nabbed the title in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2013… Read more.

Source: Variety | Alyssa Sage | January 28, 2016


Entertainment Weekly

Tom Hanks is officially America’s favorite actor

We’ll have to wait until Feb. 28 to find out if his latest film, Bridge of Spies, takes home Best Picture at the Oscars, but Tom Hanks has already won another honor: America’s favorite actor. The Harris Poll announced Thursday that the 59-year-old star earned the No. 1 spot in 2015, rising from No. 5 in the previous year’s ranking… Read more.

Source: Entertainment Weekly | Dana Rose Falcone | January 29, 2016



Tom Hanks tops poll of favorite U.S. movie stars

He has compared life to a box of chocolates, danced on a giant piano keyboard and been best buds with a volleyball. And once again, Tom Hanks has won the hearts of Americans. The veteran actor was named America’s favorite movie star in a new Harris Poll, ahead of Johnny Depp and Denzel Washington, last year’s top choice… Read more.

Source: CNN | Lauren Booker | January 28, 2016



Tom Hanks named America’s favorite movie star

Tom Hanks was named America’s favorite movie star in a new Harris poll Thursday. The 59-year-old actor topped the company’s annual poll, which was conducted between Dec. 9 and 14 of 2,252 adults. Hanks previously ranked No. 1 in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2013, and came in at No. 5 in 2015… Read more.

Source: UPI | Annie Martin | January 29, 2016



Tom Hanks: Officially America’s Favorite Leading Man

Perhaps it’s his unmatched breadth of roles, his everyman charm, or those bright blue eyes. Whatever the reason, Tom Hanks has left an indelible impression on Hollywood and in the hearts of moviegoers. It’s easy to see why he was just named America’s favorite leading man. This announcement was made in an annual report from The Harris Poll, which polled 2,252 US adults online between December 9 and 14, 2015… Read more.

Source: Maxim | Thomas Freeman | January 30, 2016



Tom Hanks Is Named America’s Favorite Movie Star – for the Fifth Time!

Tom Hanks takes the top, again! That’s right, the beloved Bridge of Spies actor has been named America’s favorite film star for the fifth time, according to The Harris Poll… Read more.

Source: People | Rose Minutaglio | January 30, 2016