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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 64 wins & 148 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moonrise Kingdom
(2012)
The Royal Tenenbaums
(2001)
Fantastic Mr. Fox
(2009)

Filmography

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 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel (screenplay) / (story)
 2013 Castello Cavalcanti (Short)
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book Short (Short) (uncredited)
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom (written by)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (screenplay)
 2007 Hotel Chevalier (Short) (written by)
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited (written by)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (written by)
 1998 Rushmore (written by)
 1996 Bottle Rocket (written by)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for American Express (2006) See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have a way of filming things and staging them and designing sets. There were times when I thought I should change my approach, but in fact, this is what I like to do. It's sort of like my handwriting as a movie director. And somewhere along the way, I think I've made the decision: I'm going to write in my own handwriting. See more »

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All of his films since The Royal Tenenbaums have featured a type of shot composition called "planimetric staging" which involves placing the camera at a 90 degree angle with the subject of the shot. This type of shot is one of the main reasons Anderson's films are said to have a unique visual style. Other directors who have used this technique include Buster Keaton, Jean-Luc Godard, Stanley ... See more »


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