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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 & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Wonder (filming)
Nate Pullman
 2016 Bastards (completed)
Kyle
 2016/I Masterminds (completed)
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)
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 | 12 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:

(On what he enjoys most about being an actor) "I was reading some Bob Dylan interview where he said, 'It beats nine-to-five. It beat it yesterday, it beats it today, and it will beat it tomorrow.' That's how I feel. I just thank God that I'm able to make a living doing something that I can have a good time doing, and be creative." See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Often works with Ben Stiller and his brother Luke Wilson See more »

Nickname:

O

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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Why Can't This Annoying Loser Just Go Away and stay Away? night_ski
Yeah - WHY Can't the Question Be Asked? tylerdurden40
His Best Character Tulan
did he have a nose job?? willbe_r
Needs to put his writer cap back on gorillaschoiceuk
Midnight in Paris pcullen2
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