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Wesley Wales Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR. 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 62 wins & 137 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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My experience with casting children is that... the whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear. See more »


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 »


The titlecards are almost always in the font Futura Bold, most commonly in yellow color. See more »

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