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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 63 wins & 144 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Grand Budapest Hotel
(2014)
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom Director
(2012)
The Royal Tenenbaums
(2001)
Fantastic Mr. Fox
(2009)

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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his regular cinematographer Robert D. Yeoman] I loved Drugstore Cowboy (1989) which he had shot so I had asked to meet him. And also he had taken over the [second unit] shooting of To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and I loved that movie and knew he was a part of that one too, so that was the reason why I was interested in him. He liked what we had planned to do; I could tell he was into it. Bob... See more »

Trivia:

Six of his 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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Features many precisely centered, straight-on shots See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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