Tom Hanks's screen-worn Class-A military uniform costume from his Oscar-winning title role in the 1994 film Forrest Gump. Hanks wears the uniform during the scenes at the anti-Vietnam War rally in Washington, D.C., and when he is hanging with the hippies there. The complete signature green wool U.S. Army uniform includes: (1) fully decorated jacket with rank insignias on sleeves, pins on epaulets, baby blue braid around right shoulder, bars and pins on left breast pocket, rifleman pins, and "Gump" name tag, (1) pair of matching pants with internal handwritten, "Tom Hanks Gump" and black woven belt, (1) khaki long-sleeve button-up shirt, (1) military hat with interior handwritten, "Tom Hanks, F. Gump, #3," and (1) black tie. Hanks received the Academy Award for Best Leading Actor for his performance in Forrest Gump, one of six Oscars won by the film (including Best Picture).
Provenance: Profiles in History, December 11, 2018.