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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 & 145 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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TV commercial for The Darjeeling Limited (2007). See more »

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10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Usually when I'm making a movie, what I have in mind first, for the visuals, is how we can stage the scenes to bring them more to life in the most interesting way, and then how we can make a world for the story that the audience hasn't quite been in before. See more »

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Wrote Bottle Rocket (1996), Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) with Owen Wilson, whose brother, Luke Wilson, appears in all three movies. See more »

Trademark:

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

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