Did Tom Hanks Find Out That He Is Related To Mr. Rogers?

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How cool is this? Tom Hanks just found out on Sunday that he is related to Mister Rogers. 

According to Ancestry.com, The two entertainment legends are sixth cousins and their common ancestor was Johannes Meffert. While their subsequent ancestors had the last name of Mefford. 

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson couldn't believe the news.

What makes finding out they are related even more special is that Hanks is playing Mr. Fred Rogers in the movie "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." 

Many fans have said that Tom Hanks makes a perfect Mister Rogers and maybe this is the reason why!

The film premieres on November 22nd.

 

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