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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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TV commercial for The Darjeeling Limited (2007). See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I want to try not to repeat myself. But then I seem to do it continuously in my films. It's not something I make any effort to do. I just want to make films that are personal, but interesting to an audience. I feel I get criticized for style over substance, and for details that get in the way of the characters. But every decision I make is how to bring those characters forward. See more »

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Rosemary's Baby (1968) is his favorite film. See more »

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Shots of the characters standing still and facing toward the screen with little to no emotion. See more »

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