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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 76 wins & 170 nominations. See more awards »

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(2009)
(2001)
Isle of Dogs Director
(2018)
Moonrise Kingdom Director
(2012)

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Other Works:

Directed TV commercial for American Express. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Parents:

Anderson (Burroughs), Ann | Anderson, Melver Leonard

Relatives:

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

[on themes] I think, often, what ends up being important in a movie thematically, or what it ends up being really about, is usually not what you're focusing on. You're focusing on what a certain character is going to say, what this character wants from this other character, how they feel, and how she's going to express what she wants, and what's going to happen, you know? And as with everything ... See more »

Trivia:

Rosemary's Baby (1968) is his favorite film. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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