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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 »

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Midnight in Paris
Cars Lightning McQueen
Wedding Crashers
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The Darjeeling Limited


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 2017 Cars 3 (filming)
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2017 Wonder (post-production)
Nate Pullman
 2017 Bastards (completed)
  Shanghai Dawn (announced)
Roy O'Bannon
 2016/I Masterminds
 2014 The Hero of Color City
Ricky the Dragon (voice)
 2013 Free Birds
Reggie (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2011 Hall Pass
 2010 Marmaduke
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 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Coach Skip (voice)
 2008 Marley & Me
 2006 Night at the Museum
Jedediah (uncredited)
 2006 Cars
Lightning McQueen (voice)
 2002 I Spy
 2001 Zoolander
 1999 Breakfast of Champions
Monte Rapid
 1999 The Minus Man
 1998 Permanent Midnight
 1996 Bottle Rocket
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Other Works:

Music video for The Wiseguys' "Start The Commotion". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Owen C. Wilson


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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I don't like caring what other people think, but I do. There's a freedom when you meet someone who doesn't care, who is just themselves in all situations. I had the way I was with my friends, and then my personality with adults, and that's continued a little bit. To just be yourself, and not try to sell anything, or make a good impression, that's something worth striving towards. 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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