Tom Hanks photobombed a bride while taking wedding photos with her bridesmaids in downtown Pittsburgh.
The Oscar-winning actor, who is in Pittsburgh filming a film adaptation of A man named Ove— approached the bride, Grace Gwaltney, and asked if she could be in her photo shoot. His wife, Rita Wilson, also joined in the fun.
“When it first happened, we were all confused and it didn’t work for a second. Most of us stare in silence for a second. Then we all burst into screaming,” said photographer Rachel Rowland. news week.
Recounting the moment further, he added: “You always have all these plans and ideas for when you meet a celebrity and then when you do, especially national treasure Tom Hanks, you really turn to mush.”
Hanks not only posed for photos, but Rowland said he also helped make sure everyone was in the photos.
“He was exactly what you’d expect him to be: cheerful, funny, loud and friendly,” Rowland said.
Gwaltney spoke to WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, describing the entire encounter as “crazy,” adding that she “immediately froze” and didn’t know what to do when he showed up.
“He was whispering in my ear, and I was thinking about toy Story,Gwaltney said.
This is not the first time that the actor is inserted in the photos of the wedding day. On September 24, 2016, Hanks shared a photo on Twitter that he had taken with a couple whose wedding he crashed in Central Park.
Later in 2021, he posed with two brides on their wedding day in Santa Monica.
Hanks can be seen next in the Elvis Presley biopic, elvisscheduled for release on June 24, and a live-action version of pinocchio it comes out in september.