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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 85 wins & 111 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercials for Dasani bottle water (2005) See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I don't know what is in store for the movie business any better than anybody else does, but it does seem like my kind of movies are a little trickier than it used to be - or maybe a lot trickier. See more »

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Six of Wes Anderson's films, Bottle Rocket (1996), Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou ( 2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) are in the Criterion Collection. See more »

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Makes obsessive and comedic use of rostrum camera insert shots, foregrounding the minutiae of books and other documents. See more »

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