September 05, 2015

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How Tom Hanks Helped Norbert Leo Butz Win a Tony

In a show about the relationship between fathers and sons, Catch Me If You Can's Tony winner for Best Actor in a Musical Norbert Leo Butz reveals that the inspirations for his performance as FBI agent Carl Hanratty (based on real-life agent Joe Shea) run the gamut from Tom Hanks to Butz's own father and grandfather.








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