Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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He received his distinctive twice-broken nose during childhood. Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura (Cunningham) Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. His family, originally from Massachusetts, is of Irish descent. Wilson subsequently landed a role in The Cable Guy, directed by Ben Stiller, an early admirer of Bottle Rocket. in 2003.

Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of “Dignan” in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. Gene Hackman took notice of Wilson’s performance in Shanghai Noon and recommended Wilson to co-star in the 2001 action film Behind Enemy Lines. 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). He starred in the film The Big Year, an adaptation of Mark Obmascik’s book The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession. Written and directed by Woody Allen, the film has become Allen’s highest grossing film at the box office and was also well received by critics.
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Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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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. Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. 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.
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Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. Both brothers were also involved in filmmaking. His family, originally from Massachusetts, is Irish American and Catholic. Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of “Dignan” in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. Gene Hackman took notice of Wilson’s performance in Shanghai Noon and recommended Wilson to co-star in the 2001 action film Behind Enemy Lines. Also in 2001, Wilson and Anderson collaborated on their third film, The Royal Tenenbaums, which was a financial and critical success.

Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. in 2003. Also in 2001, Wilson and Anderson collaborated on their third film, The Royal Tenenbaums, which was a financial and critical success. in 2006, Wilson provided the voice of Lightning McQueen in the Disney/Pixar film Cars, starred in You, Me and Dupree with Kate Hudson, and appeared with Stiller in Night at the Museum as Jedediah, the cowboy, an uncredited role.

Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Owen Wilson


Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of “Dignan” in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. The comedy featured an all-star cast, including Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Danny Glover, Seymour Cassel and brother Luke. It earned the writing team an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Also in 2005, Owen collaborated with his brothers by appearing in The Wendell Baker Story, written by brother Luke, directed by Luke and brother Andrew.

Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. 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. Wilson returned to the buddy-comedy genre in 2002 with the action comedy I Spy, co-starring Eddie Murphy. He then reunited with Chan to make Shanghai Knights (2003) and the film remake of the television series Starsky & Hutch (2004).
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Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. He has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Luke. Both brothers were also involved in filmmaking.

Wilson Was Born In Dallas To Photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson And Robert

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Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura Cunningham Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive and operator of a public television station. Gene Hackman took notice of Wilson’s performance in Shanghai Noon and recommended Wilson to co-star in the 2001 action film Behind Enemy Lines. Wilson next starred in the Judd Apatow comedy, Drillbit Taylor, released in March 2008. The film was released in October 2011 from 20th Century Fox and co-starred Jack Black, JoBeth Williams, Steve Martin, and Rashida Jones. The 2002 release of the album C’mon C’mon by former girlfriend Sheryl Crow features the song Safe and Sound which is dedicated to Wilson in the liner notes and is said to be an autobiographical account of Wilson’s and Crow’s relationship. His lawyer later confirmed that he had been undergoing treatment for depression.

 

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