Colin Hanks first appeared in the first two seasons of the television sci-fi series Roswell in 1999. In 2005, he appeared in the remake of King Kong. He also starred in the romantic comedy The House Bunny, playing Oliver, a charming manager of a nursing home.
In 2009, he made his Broadway debut, acting alongside Jane Fonda in the Moisés Kaufman play 33 Variations. The same year Hanks debuted as a director on All Things Must Pass, a documentary about Tower Records, which premiered at South By Southwest.
In 2009, Hanks became engaged to Samantha Bryant. The couple married in 2010 in Los Angeles. They have two daughters. Olivia Jane Hanks, who was born in 2011, and Charlotte Bryant Hanks, born in 2013, are the couple's daughters.
|Parkland||Dr. Malcom Perry|
|All Things Must Pass (2015)||Director|
|The Guilt Trip (2013)||Rob|
|Super Buddies (2013)||Captain Canine|
|High School (2012)||Brandon Ellis|
|Barry Munday (2010)||Heavy Metal Greg|
|The Great Buck Howard (2009)||Troy Gabel|
|W. (2008)||Speechwriter 4|
|The House Bunny (2008)||Oliver|
|Untraceable (2008)||Griffin Dowd|
|My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)||Henry Durand|
|Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny (2006)||Drunk Frat Dude|
|Alone With Her (2006)||Doug Jarvis|
|Standing Still (2005)||Quentin|
|King Kong (2005)||Preston|
|Orange County (2002)||Shaun Brumder|
|Get Over It (2001)||Felix Woods|
|Correndo Atrás (2000)||Cosmo|