Face-Off: Director Anderson

by SkyDeshpande | created - 26 May 2017 | updated - 22 May 2020 | Public

Among these five Andersons, who is your favorite director?

Discuss the list here.

1. Wes Anderson

Director | Fantastic Mr. Fox

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 ...

2. Roy Andersson

Director | Sånger från andra våningen

Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Songs from the Second Floor (2000), A Love Story (1970) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014).

3. Paul Thomas Anderson

Director | Punch-Drunk Love

Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making...

4. Brad Anderson

Director | Session 9

Brad Anderson was born in 1964 in Madison, Connecticut, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Session 9 (2001), The Machinist (2004) and Transsiberian (2008).

5. Paul W.S. Anderson

Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...

6. Stephen J. Anderson

Director | Meet the Robinsons

Stephen J. Anderson was born on June 5, 1970 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Stephen John Anderson. He is known for his work on Meet the Robinsons (2007), Winnie the Pooh (2011) and The Emperor's New Groove (2000). He has been married to Heather Anderson since March 27, 1993. They have one child.

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7. Michael J. Anderson

Actor | Mulholland Dr.

Michael Anderson was born in Huron, South Dakota, at 10:30 P.M., on Halloween night. Subject to a genetic anomaly known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta, he grew up in a wheelchair. After graduating high school, he traveled America, singing for tips and living in his car. For six years, he attended the ...

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8. Lindsay Anderson

Director | If....

Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), This Sporting Life (1963) and Britannia Hospital (1982). He died on August 30, 1994 in Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, Dordogne, ...

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