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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 & 144 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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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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I was interested in acting when I was a teenager. And I acted in plays and things like that. But it's not something I've ever wanted to do as an adult. I always wanted to write and direct. I'm lucky enough to be able to get some of these movies made. I went down this path, and I don't see any need to diverge from it. 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 »

Trademark:

Makes obsessive and comedic use of rostrum camera insert shots, foregrounding the minutiae of books and other documents. See more »

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