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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 6 Oscars. Another 67 wins & 148 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed TV commercial for Sony (1999) See more »

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10 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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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 »


While shooting Водная жизнь (2004) the once pasty and bookish Anderson got a tan, grew his hair long, and got into better shape. His frequent star, Anjelica Huston, noted that Wes had suddenly become handsome. See more »


Has ended all his movies with a slow-motion shot, with the exception of Отчаянные путешественники (2007). See more »

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