Tom Hanks shares a loving tribute to his mother who died age 84

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Tom Hanks' mother, Janet Marylyn Frager, has passed away.

The actor took to Instagram last night to share the sad message about his 84-year-old mother and also paid her a loving tribute.

Sharing an old picture of Janet, he captioned it: "This beauty? My mom. She was the difference in many lives. Many lives. We say goodbye to her today. Safe crossing, mom! Hanx."

After the picture was posted, his fans flooded to his social media accounts to offer words of condolences: "Sorry for your loss and so close to your birthday, Tom. Condolences."

Another one said: "And we can thank her for all the lives made better by your peerless humanity. Millions and millions. She raised a fabulous son."

Our thoughts are with Tom and his family.

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