He had a special message for the class of 2020 at Skyline High School in Oakland at their virtual graduation ceremony.
"I would like to think that just as Skyline provided me with a direction and instinct to follow, the same has happened for you. Good luck to you, and also, congratulations," Hanks said.
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Hanks graduated from Skyline in 1974.
The Bay Area native and Oscar winner shared a photo on Twitter Friday from his senior year at the high school.
Big Day for Skyline High School in Oakland, CA! Glad to be a part of it! Hanx, ‘74. pic.twitter.com/XWna7mdiYa— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) May 22, 2020
Though it's hard to compete with Tom Hanks, here at ABC7 also want to give our congrats to all of Skyline's graduates!