Rita Wilson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


25th October 2016

Quote: "Whenever I see it, it makes me want to laugh. There might be a little David Pumpkins in my future. I can just call him up and go, 'Bring it! I need a little David S. Pumpkins today, honey'." Actress Rita Wilson loved husband Tom Hanks' portrayal of a zany themepark horror character on Saturday Night Live at the weekend (22Oct16).


6th September 2016

Quote: "My wife is so sick of the moustache era of his career. It's like the first question she asks: 'Honey, I'm gonna start a job in about six weeks.' She says, 'Does this mean you're gonna have to grow facial hair again?'." Tom Hanks admits his wife Rita Wilson is not a fan of his movie moustaches, like the one he models in new movie Sully, in which he portrays real-life hero pilot Captain Chesley Sullenberger.


7th March 2016

Quote: "I feel fantastic. What could be better, I'm living the life of a rock star! It's so much fun, it's really great, but I feel healthy, 100 per cent, that's the most important thing." Actress-turned-singer Rita Wilson, 59, is feeling better than ever after beating breast cancer last year (15).


26th March 2015

Quote: "Jingle All the Way - that movie haunts me every Christmas... I mean how stupid was that character?" Actress Rita Wilson regrets playing Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife in the critically panned 1996 family comedy.


27th November 2014

Fact:  Tom Hanks and his actress wife Rita Wilson are to co-host the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Washington, D.C. next week (04Dec14). The Hollywood couple will oversee the countdown to Christmas event, which will feature performances from Ne-Yo, Steve Miller, Patti LaBelle, Nico & Vinz and Wilson herself, among others.


9th July 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to the love of my life @tomhanks !!" Actress Rita Wilson celebrates her husband's 57th birthday on Tuesday (09Jul13).


27th June 2013

Tweet: "I miss you Nora Ephron." Actress Rita Wilson remembers her close pal on the first anniversary of the filmmaker's death. The Sleepless in Seattle director lost her battle with cancer on 26 June, 2012.


30th April 2013

Tweet: "Today is @tomhanks and my 25th wedding anniversary. Ever so blessed to spend my life with this man." Actress Rita Wilson celebrates a big milestone with her actor husband Tom Hanks on Tuesday (30Apr13).


3rd April 2013

Quote: "I have this strange sort of excitement seeing my husband onstage. Nothing weird, but something about that moustache reminds me of Tom Selleck." Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson likes the moustache the actor is sporting for his role in Broadway play Lucky Guy.


27th June 2012

Tweet: "I always wanted a mentor & found her late in life. She believed in me and made me believe all was possible. I will miss her deeply." Actress Rita Wilson offers her tribute to screenwriter Nora Ephron, who died on Tuesday (26Jun12).


30th April 2012

Tweet: "Happy 24th Anniversary to the love of my life @TomHanks. It feels like 24 hours. Did we just get married??" Actress/singer Rita Wilson celebrates her happy marriage to the Hollywood star.


19th March 2012

Quote: "You have to get over that fear because there's so much judgment out there nowadays. You can't do anything without being insulted on the internet or something. So, I just have to hope that people will like what I do." Actress Rita Wilson hopes her foray into music won't attract too much criticism.


13th March 2012

Fact: Celebrity couples Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson and Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan were among the star-studded audience that caught the first show of Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball tour at the Apollo Theater in New York on Friday night (09Mar12).


27th October 2011

Tweet: "Thank you all for your birthday wishes... I'm very thankful for today and everyday I get to be alive." Tom Hanks' actress wife Rita Wilson celebrated turning 55 on Wednesday (26Oct11).


30th June 2011

Quote: "It's not just our job; it's our life. So I gave the script to Rita, and she picked out (the role) and went to town. It's a blast... We get to play at work. It's fantastic. It's what we do for fun, and we're amazed that we get paid to do it." Actor Tom Hanks on working with his wife Rita Wilson in the new movie Larry Crowne.


8th June 2011

Quote: "I had my first kids in my early twenties and my second kids in my mid-thirties, so I always seemed to be in my child-rearing years. The biggest thing that happened was my 15 year old deciding to go to boarding school. Then all of a sudden Rita and I were empty-nesters. That's not a crisis, that's a celebration!" Tom Hanks is enjoying life with his actress wife Rita Wilson now his kids are getting older.


11th May 2011

Fact: Actress Rita Wilson is set to make a guest appearance on hit TV crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Tom Hanks' wife will star as the protective mother of a teen under investigation. The episode will air in the U.S. on Wednesday (11May11).


6th May 2011

Quote: "I happen to still be married because I'm not an idiot! Tell the truth - that's the secret to happiness." Hollywood star Tom Hanks is happier than he's ever been after 23 years of marriage to actress Rita Wilson.


6th May 2011

Fact: Actor/director Tom Hanks used real photos of his children and his nieces and nephews in an office scene in his new movie Larry Crowne, which also stars his wife Rita Wilson and close pal Julia Roberts.


12th January 2010

Fact: Tom Hanks' actress/producer wife Rita Wilson has added makeover queen to her impressive resume. The star, who pens a style column for Harper's Bazaar magazine, took her fashion skills to TV on Tuesday (12Jan10) when she helped revamp a group of frumpy middle-aged women for Oprah.


29th May 2009

Quote: "I would love to do Dancing With The Stars, I really would. It's always about time." Tom Hanks' actress wife Rita Wilson dreams of becoming a contestant on the hit U.S. reality TV contest.


13th May 2009

Quote: "I know the Pope is opposed to the use of condoms. All I can say is, I am a spiritual man and I've been happily married for 21 years. I don't even know what a condom is anymore." Tom Hanks on his 21-year marriage to Rita Wilson.


9th November 2008

Fact: Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake weren't the only stars on show at Madonna's Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles on Thursday night (06Nov08) - Heidi Klum, Rita Wilson, Jennifer Lopez, Dennis Quaid and Hayden Panettiere were among the fans in the audience. Madonna's kids Rocco and Lourdes watched the show from the side of the stage.


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