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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 13 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Bastards (filming)
  Masterminds (completed)
 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
 2010 Marmaduke
Marmaduke (voice)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Coach Skip (voice)
 2008 Marley & Me
 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
 2001 Zoolander
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short)
Voice Of Heat Vision / Doug (voice)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Monte Rapid
 1999 The Minus Man
 1998 Permanent Midnight
 1996 Bottle Rocket
Dignan (as Owen C. Wilson)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short)
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Other Works:

Music video for Johnny Cash: "God's gonna cut you down". See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Owen C. Wilson


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Acting is more fun than writing. Writing is harder, more like having a term paper. See more »


Owen, Andrew and Luke's father was the first to bring Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) to American TV where he managed KERA, a PBS station, in Dallas, TX. See more »


Often plays extremely mellow and friendly characters See more »



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