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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 & 113 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for IKEA (2002) See more »

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


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When I see the first dailies on any movie, I usually feel that I had no idea how this combination of ingredients was going to mix together, what it was going to produce. See more »


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 »


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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