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Wes Anderson (I)


Wes Anderson is the son of Melver, an advertising and PR executive, and Anne, an archaeologist turned real estate agent. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an event that he described as the most crucial event of his brothers and his growing up. During childhood, Anderson also began writing ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on themes]: I think, often, what ends up being important in a movie thematically, or what it ends up being really about, is usually not what you're focusing on. You're focusing on what a certain character is going to say, what this character wants from this other character, how they feel, and how she's going to express what she wants, and what's going to happen, you know? And as with everything ... See more »

Trivia:

Has an Italian song about him called "Wes Anderson" by I Cani. The music video is a tribute to the director and his movies. See more »

Trademark:

Has ended all his movies with a slow-motion shot, with the exception of The Darjeeling Limited (2007). See more »

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Taurus

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