Tom Hanks Honors His Late Mom: ‘She Was the Difference in Many Lives’

Hanks's mother's passing comes just days after the actor celebrated his 60th birthday

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Tom Hanks' mother, Janet Marylyn Frager, died on Tuesday and the actor noted her passing with a tribute on Twitter, according to Today.com.

"This beauty? My mom. She was the difference in many lives. Many lives," Hanks wrote in a tweet that included a photo of his mother as a young woman. "We say goodbye to her today. Safe crossing, mom! Hanx."

Hanks's mother's passing comes just days after the actor celebrated his 60th birthday.

Janet Marylyn Frager was 84.

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