"I knew that I needed to do something that I desperately loved. There was a period where I did question if it was acting because I knew that I would be making things hard on myself. I knew that there was going to be a little bit of a hullabaloo because of my dad being who he is and all that."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Colin Hanks on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Colin Hanks on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Colin Hanks on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Colin Hanks on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Colin Hanks on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I didn't want to come up with some generic Johnny Bravo type name. I'm not that cool, so I might as well stick with my birth name."
"Keep in my mind my dad didn't become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high school - so right around the time he's going through his big renaissance is right when I'm starting to do my high school revolting."
"My dad has always been extremely supportive in every decision I've made and much more interested in me picking what I wanted to do."
"When I was younger it was - you know, my dad dressed up in drag on 'Bosom Buddies.' And that was what I was having to deal with at the time. And then around the time that I was into college was when he became statue-worthy I guess you could say."
"'Lucky' is for laughs, and there's really nothing funny that I'm doing on 'Dexter.' I think more than anything, both comment on the fact that anybody is capable of anything. Just because they are the shy guy in the corner doesn't mean that they are a harmless little bunny."