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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 66 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

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

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

That's the kind of movie that I like to make, where there is an invented reality and the audience is going to go someplace where hopefully they've never been before. The details, that's what the world is made of. See more »

Trivia:

Has an Italian song about him called "Wes Anderson" by I Cani. The music video is a tribute to the director and his movies. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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