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Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Wilson was born in Dallas, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. He grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura (Cunningham), a photographer; his father, Robert Andrew Wilson, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson (the eldest) and Luke Wilson (the youngest). Expelled from St. Mark's School of ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Bastards (post-production)
Kyle
 2016 Masterminds (completed)
Steve
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Hansel
- Larry David/The 1975 (2016) ... Hansel (uncredited)
 2015 Zoolander Returns to the Runway (Short)
Hansel (uncredited)
 2014 The Hero of Color City
Ricky the Dragon (voice)
 2013 The Killer ft Dawes: Christmas in L.A. (Video short)
Struggling Actor
 2013 Free Birds
Reggie (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2011 Hall Pass
Rick
 2010 Marmaduke
Marmaduke (voice)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Coach Skip (voice)
 2008 Marley & Me
John
 2006 Night at the Museum
Jedediah (uncredited)
 2006 Mater and the Ghostlight (Video short)
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2006 Cars
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2002 I Spy
Alex
 2001 Zoolander
Hansel
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short)
Voice Of Heat Vision / Doug (voice)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Monte Rapid
 1999 The Minus Man
Vann
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Nicky
 1996 Bottle Rocket
Dignan (as Owen C. Wilson)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short)
Dignan
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Other Works:

Commentary track: Rushmore (1998) Criterion DVD with co-writer/director Wes Anderson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Owen C. Wilson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

It was maybe easier for my dad to be around Luke. They had more of a connection. Luke looked like my mother and of course, Andrew was the oldest. My dad and I would butt heads. See more »

Trivia:

To date, has appeared in 5 film franchises. 5 that garnered sequels (Shanghai Knights (2003), Meet the Fockers (2004), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Cars 2 (2011) & the recently announced Zoolander 2 (2016)) & 2 that became trilogies (Little Fockers (2010) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently cast by Wes Anderson See more »

Nickname:

O

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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