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Wes Anderson is the son of Melver, an advertising and PR executive, and Anne, an archaeologist turned real estate agent. 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 his brothers and his growing up. During childhood, Anderson also began writing ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

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9 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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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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Martin Scorsese is a big fan of his movies, even choosing him as the next Martin Scorsese in an Esquire magazine article. See more »

Trademark:

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

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Taurus

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