“His songs are extraordinary”: this French singer who Tom Hanks is a total fan of!

“His songs are extraordinary”: this French singer who Tom Hanks is a total fan of!
“His songs are extraordinary”: this French singer who Tom Hanks is a total fan of!

In 2017, it was during an interview given to the Swiss magazine The morning that actor Tom Hanks spoke of his admiration for an emblematic figure of French song.

Tom Hanks is one of the stars of American cinema. Cast Away, Forest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, Catch Me If You Can or Philadelphia… We can no longer count the number of iconic films in which the actor has played. A passion for the seventh art which he even managed to transmit to Colin, the eldest of his four children.

Besides his love for cinema, Tom Hanks does not hide the fact that he is a true fan of French song. And if there is An artist he particularly appreciated was Johnny HallydayIn 2017, shortly after the tragic disappearance of the Taulier, Rita Wilson’s husband did not fail to pay tribute to him during an interview given to the Swiss daily newspaper. The morning. An opportunity for him to reveal his friendship with the singer.

When Tom Hanks confides in Johnny Hallyday

Tom Hanks had immense admiration for Johnny Hallyday. “I loved Johnny and his music. I discovered him by chance and I have loads of his albums at home. I also have several Johnny albums on my iPad that I listen to regularly.“, he confided in the columns of our colleagues. According to the multi-Oscar-winning actor, Johnny Hallyday fully deserved his nickname of Elvis Presley French. “I have known Johnny Hallyday for several decades. His rock songs from the 1970s are extraordinary”he added, citing the title “The music I like”.

If he admired the singer Johnny Hallyday, Tom Hanks also appreciated the man. “He spent much of the year at his house in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles. We were neighbors because his property is literally down the street from me. I can tell you he was also a brilliant actor.”he said, before mentioning his disappearance: “It’s so sad especially since we knew each other“. An unexpected and moving tribute.

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