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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 & 112 nominations. See more awards »

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

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I guess when I think about it, one of the things I like to dramatise, and what is sometimes funny, is someone coming unglued. I don't consider myself someone who is making the argument that I support these choices. I just think it can be funny. 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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Just about the entire score of all of his movies, with the exception of The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), were composed by Mark Mothersbaugh. See more »

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