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Child Actor Who Played a Young “Forrest Gump, ” Returns to Silver Screen

May 12, 2008

As a boy, Michael Conner Humphreys made a splash on the silver screen as "Young Forrest Gump." As an adult, he somewhat mirrored the life of his movie character: He joined the Army and fought in an unpopular war.

Humphreys' enlistment ends June 4th and Hollywood is already calling.  He's landed a role in an independent film, playing, of course, a soldier.

It's a route similar to that of Tom Hanks, who won the Oscar for playing adult Forrest Gump.  Read More



 
 
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