People unfamiliar with our city's history may be starstruck to find out that Tom Hanks was born in Concord. Yes, the actor responsible for timeless characters like Forrest Gump, Chuck Nolan from "Cast Away" and Paul Edgecomb from "The Green Mile" was given life in our very own town.
There is also a rumor that Mark Hamill — aka Luke Skywalker — was born in Concord. Unfortunately, it turns out that Oakland is the Jedi Knight's actual birthplace.
Below are some other famous Concordians, Do you know of anyone else who has ties to the city? Comment below.
Famous People From Concord, California
Blake Anderson ("Workaholics")
Who would you add to the list of famous Concordians? Comment below.