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Colin Hanks: About The Best And Worst Of America Battling

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Colin Hanks is up for an Emmy for his work on ‘Fargo’. He plays a police officer who makes a mistake in the first episode that results in serious bloodshed later on. Here he is trying to explain to his daughter why doing what's right isn't always as easy as it seems.

Fun facts about Colin Hanks: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor, director, producer & writer. Hanks is best known for starring in the 2002 film Orange County, as well as television roles including Alex Whitman in Roswell, Henry Jones in Band of Brothers, Travis Marshall in Dexter and Officer Gus Grimly in Fargo, as well as co-starring in the 2010 Fox TV series The Good Guys. He is the eldest son of actor Tom Hanks.

2) In 1999, Hanks won the role of Alex Whitman in the science fiction series Roswell, where he appeared for the first two seasons (making a brief appearance in the third). During that time, he acted in the 2000 teen comedy Whatever It Takes with Shane West and Aaron Paul. Hanks also made an appearance in an episode of The OC. He appeared in part eight of HBO mini-series Band of Brothers as Lt. Henry Jones.

3) In 2002, he starred in his first film as Shaun Brumder in Orange County, alongside Jack Black and Schuyler Fisk. The comedy features Hanks trying to get into Stanford University after his guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcript.

We'll find out if Colin will get his Emmy when the winners are announced August 25th.

Twitter: @ColinHanks

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