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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 7 Oscars. Another 75 wins & 167 nominations. See more awards »

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(2009)
(2001)
Isle of Dogs Writer
(2018)
(2012)

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 2020 The French Dispatch (screenplay by) / (story) (completed)
 2018 Isle of Dogs (screenplay by) / (story by)
 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)
 1993 Bottle Rocket (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for Sony. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

My experience with casting children is that... the whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote Bottle Rocket (1996), Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) with Owen Wilson, whose brother, Luke Wilson, appears in all three movies. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses a take/double take technique where he will show a character/action, quickly pan to another character/action, then pan back, usually with handheld camera. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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