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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 17 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Bastards (filming)
 2015 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:

Radio voice work for the Heineken beer company commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[on being cast in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'] Sometimes you work on a movie and you're not quite sure. You sense some anxiety in the director, that they're not sure exactly what they want. But with Wes [Anderson] you know he's definitely steering the ship and doing exactly what he thinks is best for the movie. See more »


Father was a PBS exec. See more »


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



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