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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 commercials for AT&T (2007). See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on studying philosophy] I chose philosophy because it sounded like something I ought to be interested in. I didn't know anything about it, I didn't even know what it was talking about. What I really spent my time doing in those years was writing short stories. There were all sorts of interesting courses, but what I really wanted to do was make stories one way or another. See more »

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

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Likes to shoot with extremely wide-angle anamorphic lenses that exhibit considerable barrel distortion. See more »

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