Tom Hanks proves he’s nicest guy in Hollywood after crashing couple’s wedding

Actor poses for snaps with stunned bride and groom

Life is like a box of chocolates!

You never know when Forrest Gump star Tom Hanks is going to crash your wedding.

At least lucky bride and groom Elisabeth and Ryan didn’t.

The newlywed couple were left stunned when the actor surprised them while taking their wedding photos in New York’s Central Park this weekend.

Hanks was out jogging through the park when he saw the wedding photo shoot and decided to introduce himself to the happy couple.

The star-struck newlyweds then invited him to take pictures with them and their wedding photographer, Meg Miller, has since posted the adorable shots to Instagram.

‘Elisabeth and Ryan you planned one amazing celebration,’ she wrote of the couple, who had just exchanged vows in a ceremony on the Upper East Side.

‘The icing on the cake was @tomhanks stopping in Central Park to wish them congratulations.’

Wearing a stunning white dress, bride Elisabeth’s face is one of shock and awe as she is snapped posing as the Hollywood A-lister kisses her hand

In another shot kind-hearted Hanks is seen shaking the grooms hand.

Clad in sweatpants and a blue hoodie a smiling Hanks is clearly enjoying himself.

Hanks is also seen taking a selfie with the happy pair, a shot he later uploaded to his Instagram page, writing: ‘Elizabeth and Ryan! Congrats and blessings! Hanx.’

The celebrity run-in was subsequently posted on Reddit, capturing the attention of the Internet.

Speaking with the New York Daily News on Monday, photographer Miller recalled the moment the Sully actor stopped by the scene, describing it as ‘pretty amazing.’

She said: ‘I had the couple pose near the reservoir. He just walked up to us and took off his hat and glasses and said, “Hi, I’m Tom Hanks.”‘

‘It was pretty amazing that he stopped.

“He asked their names. He easily could have just run past.’

Miller told the newspaper the couple invited Hanks to the wedding festivities they had planned the rest of the day, ‘but he said he had other plans.’

This isn’t the first time friendly Hanks has crashed a wedding.

Back in 1993 when he was filming Forrest Gump he introduced himself to bride Mary Dunning Chapman, as she prepared to walk down the aisle.

Hanks also proved he is the nicest man in Hollywood last year, when he found a college student’s ID in Central Park and posted a photo of it on Twitter, in hopes of tracking down and returning the ID to the student.

The bid worked and Lauren Whitmore was reunited with the ID after her professor saw the tweet and informed her.

Nancy Brown
Associate Editor