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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 62 wins & 140 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

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10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on directing] Half the time, when somebody has an issue and is worried about something not working, they might be right, and half the time it's easier. But half the time, the thing everybody thought was going to be no sweat is impossible. And movies are always like that - at least the movies I work on. What you're doing is something you've never quite done before, and when you're doing that, ... 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 »

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

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