TIL Tom Hanks was asked how he wanted Michael Conner Humphreys (Young Forrest) to speak so that there was continuity from young Forrest to grown up Forrest. Instead, Tom decided to imitate Humphreys' thick Mississippi accent, and thus the iconic Gump ...

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  • TIL Tom Hanks was asked how he wanted Michael Conner Humphreys (Young Forrest) to speak so that there was continuity from young Forrest to grown up Forrest. Instead, Tom decided to imitate Humphreys' thick Mississippi accent, and thus the iconic Gump ...
  • TIL that the voice that Tom Hanks adopted the voice for Forrest Gump was from the 7 year old actor who played "Young Forrest", in part to save the boy from learning a new accent
  • TIL the accent used by Tom Hanks in 'Forrest Gump' was actually the real-life accent of the boy that played young Forrest
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