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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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Directed TV commercial for IKEA (2002) See more »

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I was interested in acting when I was a teenager. And I acted in plays and things like that. But it's not something I've ever wanted to do as an adult. I always wanted to write and direct. I'm lucky enough to be able to get some of these movies made. I went down this path, and I don't see any need to diverge from it. See more »

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

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Characters who are heavy on body language See more »

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Taurus

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