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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 & 112 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for American Express (2006) See more »

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on casting Ralph Fiennes] I knew Ralph a little over the years, and a few summers ago I was at somebody's house and Ralph was there and he was planning to direct his first movie, Coriolanus (2011) a Shakespeare film. He had commissioned the script and he had made a kind of trailer to try and raise the money, and I asked him 'How would this scene be done in the movie? Like what you have here in ... See more »

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Some of the character names in his movies, most notably in Rushmore (1998), were actually the names of his St. John's classmates. 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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