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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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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for American Express (2006) See more »

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I have always wanted to work in the theater. I've always felt the glamour of being backstage and that excitement, but I've never actually done it - not since I was in 5th grade, really. But I've had many plays in my films. I feel like maybe theater is a part of my movie work. See more »

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Some of the character names in his movies, most notably in Rushmore (1998), were actually the names of his St. John's classmates. See more »

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At least one of his characters is usually a grown man seeking the approval of a parent or parent figure. See more »

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