Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks seems like an all-around great guy who we’d want to be friends with in real life, but what’s he like in person? Is he really a great guy like the characters he plays in movies? 

It turns out that yes, yes he is. He really is a nice guy. How do we know? Although we haven’t met him personally, many people have, and they’ve turned to Twitter to share their experience. Every experience has been a good one. Here are 13 of our favorites.