Larry plays the clown! Tom Hanks shows off his white beard as he has a ball on a fashionable Vespa scooter around Los Angeles
He fell in love with the scooter on the set of box office bombshell Larry Crowne.
And it looks like old habits die hard for Tom Hanks after he was spotted taking a jaunt in his fashionable Vespa in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The 59-year-old looked like he was having fun as he rode his wicked machine through the upscale Pacific Palisades neighborhood.
Born to be wild: Tom Hanks was spotted cranking his engine on a scooter ride in Los Angeles on Saturday
The Bonfire Of The Vanities favorite took great pleasure in showing off his white beard, which he drew attention to by wearing a white open-faced hard hat.
He completed his tough biker look by wearing a trendy green hooded top, shorts, flip flops and chunky-rimmed tinted glasses.
Tom had a great time riding glamorous Julia Roberts in Larry Crowne, which he also directed, but admitted at the premiere that it almost proved their downfall.
The witty star said, “The only scene where I walk her home, I almost got into a car. She said, ‘You almost killed us both’ and I said:” Hush, hush, I don’t want the director to know that! “‘
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Tom is quite the master of transport when it comes to the big screen.
In addition to riding a 1981 Yamaha Riva in Crowne, he also rode a BMW sports motorcycle in the 1987 classic comedy, Dragnet.
He has also proven to be an adept of navigation, having played the role of a container ship commander in Captain Phillips in 2013, as he paddled the tropics in a dinghy on his popular tour. forcibly acting in 2000 Cast Away.
Indeed, he even managed to launch a slingshot around the moon in his critically acclaimed tower as astronaut Jim Lovell in the 1995 hit historical drama Apollo 13.
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Transport Master: He even proved adept at paddling an inflatable dinghy in Cast Away.