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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 & 137 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for IKEA (2002) See more »

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9 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


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[on his regular cinematographer Robert D. Yeoman] I loved Drugstore Cowboy (1989) which he had shot so I had asked to meet him. And also he had taken over the [second unit] shooting of To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and I loved that movie and knew he was a part of that one too, so that was the reason why I was interested in him. He liked what we had planned to do; I could tell he was into it. Bob... See more »


Wrote The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and Moonrise Kingdom (2012) with Roman Coppola. Coppola's cousin Jason Schwartzman co-wrote the former film, and appeared in both, as well as in Rushmore (1998). See more »


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