Owen Wilson’s Fame Continued To Rise After Starring Alongside Ben Stiller And Will

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Born in Dallas, Texas to an Irish American family from Massachusetts, he was the middle child, and has two brothers who are also actors, Andrew and Luke Wilson. Wilson is known for his long assocation with the film maker Wes Anderson, having shared co-writing and acting credits in a number of his films including Bottle Rocket (1996) which was his acting d├ębut, Rushmore (1998) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as acting in Anderson’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and The Darjeeling Limited (2007). Known for his laid back demeanour and easy-going nature, Wilson hit the headlines in 2007 after a supposed suicide attempt following his break-up with actress Kate Hudson. He has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Luke. Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of “Dignan” in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. His fame continued to rise after starring alongside Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell in the 2001 film Zoolander.
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson’s Fame Continued To Rise After Starring Alongside Ben Stiller And Will

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Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of “Dignan” in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. Wilson got his big break with the 2000 comedy action hit Shanghai Noon, starring opposite Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan. His fame continued to rise after starring alongside Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell in the 2001 film Zoolander. Wilson has appeared in ten films with Stiller (a long-time friend) to date: The Cable Guy (1996), Permanent Midnight (1998), Meet the Parents (2000), Zoolander (2001), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Starsky & Hutch (2004), Meet the Fockers (2004), Night at the Museum (2006), and the sequels Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Little Fockers (2010).

Owen Wilson’s Fame Continued To Rise After Starring Alongside Ben Stiller And Will

Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson


Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer known for his roles in the films The Haunting, The Royal Tenenbaums, Zoolander, Starsky & Hutch, Meet the Parents, Wedding Crashers, You, Me and Dupree, Bottle Rocket, the Cars series, Marmaduke, The Darjeeling Limited, Marley & Me, Midnight in Paris, Shanghai Noon, Behind Enemy Lines, and Drillbit Taylor. He has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Luke. Both brothers are also involved in filmmaking. His family, originally from Massachusetts, is Irish American and Catholic. His fame continued to rise after starring alongside Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell in the 2001 film Zoolander. This big-screen remake of the television series flopped at the box office.

 

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