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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 80 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercials for AT&T (2007). See more »

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on plot] Plot has never been considered my strongest [asset]. The first one we did, Bottle Rocket (1996), we sort of had to shoot the beginning after we edited it together and realized we didn't have one. With this one, one of the things that comes from Stefan Zweig is the idea of most of his stories have that form of 'somebody meets someone who will eventually tell them him or her story,' and ... See more »

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His father is of Swedish and Norwegian descent, and his mother has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. See more »

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Quirky themes of white middle-class and upper-class issues See more »

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