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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 IKEA (2002) See more »

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10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

When you're 11 or 12 years old, you can get so swept up in a book that you start to believe that the fantasy is reality. I think when you have a giant crush when you're in fifth grade, it becomes your whole world. It's like being underwater; everything is different. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and Moonrise Kingdom (2012) with Roman Coppola. Coppola's cousin Jason Schwartzman co-wrote the former film, and appeared in both, as well as in Rushmore (1998). See more »

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

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Taurus

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