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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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The Grand Budapest Hotel
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Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 79 wins & 194 nominations. See more awards »

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(2009)
(2001)
(2021)
Isle of Dogs Director
(2018)

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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)

Parents:

Anderson (Burroughs), Texas Ann | Anderson, Melver Leonard

Relatives:

Anderson, Eric Chase (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on studying philosophy] I chose philosophy because it sounded like something I ought to be interested in. I didn't know anything about it, I didn't even know what it was talking about. What I really spent my time doing in those years was writing short stories. There were all sorts of interesting courses, but what I really wanted to do was make stories one way or another. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

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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