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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 & 171 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 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:

On Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), I got used to working with animated storyboards as a way of planning for the shoot. We did a lot of sequences that way with this movie. Partly as a result of that, I decided to build more sets in order to do certain shots. See more »

Trivia:

He has directed one film that has been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Rushmore (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Features many precisely centered, straight-on shots See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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