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Wes Anderson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Actor / Animator | * 05/01/1969 (52) | Houston, Texas (United States of America (USA))
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Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American filmmaker. His films are known for their symmetry, eccentricity and distinctive visual and narrative styles, and he is cited by some critics as a modern-day example of the auteur. Three of his films – The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel – appeared in BBC Culture's 2016 poll of the greatest films since 2000. Anderson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), as well as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for the stop-motion films Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and ()
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Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American filmmaker. His films are known for their symmetry, eccentricity and distinctive visual and narrative styles, and he is cited by some critics as a modern-day example of the auteur. Three of his films, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) appeared in BBC Culture's 2016 poll of the greatest films since 2000.Anderson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), as well as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for the stop-motion films Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and Isle of Dogs (2018). With The Grand Budapest Hotel, he received his first Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Picture, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay. He currently runs the production company American Empirical Pictures, which he founded in 1998. He won the Silver Bear for Best Director for Isle of Dogs in 2018.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Wes Anderson

Annie Awards Golden Globe Awards Academy Award for Best Director 3x Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Movies with Wes Anderson as Actor(17)

Movies with Wes Anderson as Crew(50)

Directing/Director2021 Untitled Wes Anderson Film
Production/Producer2021 Untitled Wes Anderson Film
Writing/Screenplay2021 Untitled Wes Anderson Film
Directing/Director2021 The French Dispatch
Production/Producer2021 The French Dispatch
Writing/Screenplay2021 The French Dispatch
Writing/Story2021 The French Dispatch
Directing/Director2018 Isle of Dogs
Production/Producer2018 Isle of Dogs
Writing/Writer2018 Isle of Dogs
Writing/Story2018 Isle of Dogs
Production/Executive Producer2017 Escapes
Production/Producer2015 She's Funny That Way
Directing/Director2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
Production/Producer2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
Writing/Story2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
Directing/Director2013 Castello Cavalcanti
Writing/Writer2013 Castello Cavalcanti
Directing/Director2012 Cousin Ben Troop Screening
Writing/Writer2012 Cousin Ben Troop Screening
Directing/Director2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Production/Producer2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Writing/Writer2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Directing/Director2012 Do You Like to Read?
Production/Producer2012 Do You Like to Read?
Writing/Writer2012 Do You Like to Read?
Directing/Director2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Writing/Writer2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Directing/Director2007 The Darjeeling Limited
Production/Producer2007 The Darjeeling Limited
Writing/Screenplay2007 The Darjeeling Limited
Directing/Director2007 Hotel Chevalier
Writing/Screenplay2007 Hotel Chevalier
Production/Producer2005 The Squid and the Whale
Directing/Director2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Production/Producer2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Writing/Screenplay2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Crew/Thanks2003 Lost in Translation
Directing/Director2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Production/Producer2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Writing/Writer2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Directing/Director1998 Rushmore
Production/Executive Producer1998 Rushmore
Writing/Screenplay1998 Rushmore
Directing/Director1996 Bottle Rocket
Writing/Author1996 Bottle Rocket
Writing/Screenplay1996 Bottle Rocket
Directing/Director1993 Bottle Rocket
Writing/Screenplay1993 Bottle Rocket

Born: Thursday, 05/01 1969 (May) in Houston, Texas (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 52 years + 176 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Texas at Austin, St. John's School, Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets, Westchester Academy for International Studies
Member of: Writers Guild of America West, Directors Guild of America
Other names for Wes Anderson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Wesley Wales Anderson"
"Уэс Андерсон"
"魏斯·安德森"
"เวส แอนเดอร์สัน"
"ウェス・アンダーソン"
"웨스 앤더슨"
"ويس أندرسون"
"Vess Andersons"
Wes Anderson frequently works together with these people:
Owen Wilson (22x, Actor)
Bill Murray (15x, Actor)
Jason Schwartzman (13x, Actor)
Roman Coppola (12x, Crew)
Robert D. Yeoman (12x, Crew)
Willem Dafoe (9x, Actor)
Anjelica Huston (9x, Actress)
Jeremy Dawson (9x, Crew)
Steven M. Rales (8x, Crew)
Scott Rudin (8x, Crew)
Randall Poster (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1553, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/22/2021