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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 my brothers and my growing up. During childhood, Anderson also began writing plays... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 47 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel (screenplay) / (story)
 2013 Castello Cavalcanti (Short)
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom (written by)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (screenplay)
 2007 Hotel Chevalier (Short) (written by)
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited (written by)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (written by)
 1998 Rushmore (written by)
 1996 Bottle Rocket (written by)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Usually when I'm making a movie, what I have in mind first, for the visuals, is how we can stage the scenes to bring them more to life in the most interesting way, and then how we can make a world for the story that the audience hasn't quite been in before. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Characters who are heavy on body language See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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