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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 78 wins & 193 nominations. See more awards »

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

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 2022 Asteroid City (screenplay) (post-production)
 2021 The French Dispatch (screenplay by) / (story by)
 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)
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short) (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Directed Commercial for Sony Xperia: Made of Imagination. 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:

Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I've never been down before is like going to a movie or something. Just wandering the city is entertainment. See more »

Trivia:

His great-grandfather was Edgar Rice Burroughs, the author most famous for his creation of Tarzan and John Carter. 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 »

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