What Forrest Junior From Forrest Gump Looks Like Today

You’d be hard-pressed to find a flick from the 1990s quite as widely beloved as “Forrest Gump.” Penned by Eric Roth and directed by the great Robert Zemeckis of the “Back to the Future” trilogy, the film starred Tom Hanks as a slow-witted but lovable Alabaman who, in spite of his simplistic view of the world (or because of it, depending on your POV), goes on to live a truly extraordinary life.

Spanning decades in that life and touching base on some of the most important historical events in 20th Century America, “Forrest Gump” hit theaters in 1994 and promptly became both a critical and commercial hit, earning a permanent place in the pop culture canon. The film netted Hanks his second consecutive Academy Award for Best Actor (after 1993’s “Philadelphia”), cementing his status as one of the premier dramatic actors of the era. It also significantly raised the profiles of his co-stars, including Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and, of course, the young actor who portrayed his character’s son in “Forrest Gump.” 

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