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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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I wouldn't say that I'm particularly bothered or obsessed with detail. See more »

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Six of Wes Anderson's 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 »

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Frequently uses a take/double take technique where he will show a character/action, quickly pan to another character/action, then pan back, usually with handheld camera. See more »

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