And it looks like he made the most of the opportunity.
Bell jokingly posted on Instagram that she and husband Dax Shepard “sat next to some really nice randos!”
She added: “Dad was crying by the first song and the randos kept photobombing us but other than that it was a perfect night!!!!”
Scroll through Bell’s Instagram pics for a series of images and videos. There’s a group shot where Bell and Shepard are joined by Hanks and his wife, actor and producer Rita Wilson — and, of course, the photobomb: