Tom Hanks transforms into Bill Murray to recreate viral photo
Tom Hanks can clear up the internet’s recent debate about whether a certain viral photo of a famous actor posing with a crying child depicts him or Bill Murray.
During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show, the Sully star acknowledged a certain resemblance between him and Murray. “I’ve been doing a pale imitation of Bill Murray for most of my career,” Hanks quipped. “It actually works out.”
Hanks went on to confirm that it isn’t him in the now-famous photo, which was first posted to Facebook in 2013 but only became popular last month.
“I know that it’s not me because I did not take that picture,” he said. “Unless I’ve had a cranial plate shift that is medicinal, that’s not me. I believe that’s Bill.”
Hanks added that he could make the same face Murray displays in the photo, and he ultimately did just that with the help of fellow guests Gemma Arterton and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Watch them recreate the photo in the video above.
The Graham Norton Show