Forrest Gump. ROLE 1: Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) ROLE 2: Mrs. Gump (Sally Field). Mrs. Gump is dying and tries to comfort her son. She tells Forrest we each make our own destiny, and he has to do the best with what he's given. He searches her face and asks what his destiny is. Life is like a box of chocolates, she explains; we never know what we're going to get. Note: Yoostar scenes are often available both as single video clips and in scene packs. Please consider your purchase carefully before downloading.