28 Fun and Surprising Facts About Forrest Gump

9. Tom Hanks: Master of Improv.

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When Bubba introduces himself by saying, “My given name is Benjamin Buford Blue, but people call me Bubba. Just like one of them ol’ redneck boys. Can you believe that?” Forrest responds with, “My name’s Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump.” Turns out, Hanks ad libbed that line on his own not knowing it would be quoted time and time again.


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