Tom Hanks is an award-winning actor, producer and director. One of only two actors in history to win back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards®, Hanks has starred in over 40 films, including Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, Big and Philadelphia. With his production company, Playtone, Hanks has produced several award-winning TV series including John Adams, Band of Brothers and Olive Kitteridge. In 2013, he garnered multiple award nominations for his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's "Lucky Guy." Hanks has received the AFI's Lifetime Achievement Award, the Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Bruce Springsteen's recording career spans over 40 years, beginning with 1973's "Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ" (Columbia Records). He has released 18 studio albums, garnered 20 Grammys®, won an Oscar®, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a Kennedy Center Honor, and was MusiCares' 2013 Person of the Year. Springsteen’s memoir "Born to Run" (Simon & Schuster) and its companion album "Chapter and Verse" were released in September 2016. Springsteen was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2016 and recently completed a tour of Australia and New Zealand.