He pushed actress Sandra Bullock into second, with fellow Hollywood stars Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep third and fourth
The Forrest Gump actor, 56, pushed actress Sandra Bullock into second, with fellow Hollywood stars Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep coming third and fourth.
No politicians made the top 10 and President Barack Obama limped in as the 65th most trustworthy person – many places behind his wife Michelle, at 19.
Another couple on the list was Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, in seventh, and his wife Melinda, at ninth, a poll by Reader’s Digest magazine found.
Participants were asked to rate people on a scale of one to five, from not trustworthy to extremely able to trust.
1 Actor Tom Hanks.
2 Actress Sandra Bullock.
3 Actor Denzel Washington.
4 Actress Meryl Streep.
5 Poet Maya Angelou.
6 Director Steven Spielberg.
7 Microsoft boss Bill Gates.
8 TV host Alex Trebek.
9 Philanthropist Melinda Gates.
10 Actress Julia Roberts.