Actor Tom Hanks held an "Ask Me Anything" session on link-sharing website Reddit where fans directly asked the actor questions.
Reddit is well known for it's "AMA" (Ask Me Anything) subreddit, where people of note can hold direct Q & A sessions with their fans.
Hanks answered questions ranging from his favourite film (that he did not star in) to whether or not he was related to Lincoln's mother. ("True. Nancy Hanks.")
The actor showcased his sense of humour in his answers, some of which can be seen in this slideshow:
The full AMA is available here.
Reddit AMA sessions require 'verification' - usually involving the holder tweeting from a verified account or posting a picture of themselves holding a sign saying 'Reddit AMA'.
Well known AMA sessions of the past include actor Matt Damon and President Barack Obama, whose AMA was so popular it crashed the high-traffic website.