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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 & 47 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Midnight in Paris
(2011)
Cars
Cars Lightning McQueen
(2006)
Wedding Crashers
Wedding Crashers John Beckwith
(2005)
The Darjeeling Limited
(2007)

Filmography

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 2017 Cars 3 (filming)
Lightning McQueen (voice)
  Shanghai Dawn (announced)
Roy O'Bannon
 2017 Lost in London
Owen Wilson
 2016/I Masterminds
Steve
 2016 Zoolander: Super Model (TV Movie)
Hansel (2016)
 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 Killers 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)
Heat Vision / Doug (voice)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Monte Rapid
 1999 The Minus Man
Vann
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Nicky
 1998 Armageddon
Oscar
 1996 Bottle Rocket
Dignan (as Owen C. Wilson)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short)
Dignan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial "Traveling at the speed of Hertz, CARFIRMATION(TM)" for Hertz (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Owen C. Wilson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Talking about his relationship with Sheryl Crow and his relationships with women in general]: "Going out with someone who's doing the same thing as you, who's in the public eye, can be a problem... You want a break when you come home. You don't want someone with the same issues as you maybe reminding you of stuff you don't like in yourself. That being said, I don't think being in the spotlight ... See more »

Trivia:

Despite being grateful of his success as an actor, he still considers himself a writer at heart and wishes he devoted more time to that rather than acting. Due to a busy schedule as an actor, he sadly had to miss contributing to the script for Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), despite that he co-wrote Anderson's 3 previous films. See more »

Trademark:

Says "wow" at least once in almost every movie. See more »

Nickname:

O

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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