Biography

Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer of features, short films and commercials.

He was nominated for a 2001 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums. Anderson has been called an auteur, as he is involved in every aspect of his films' production. His films employ a similar aesthetic, employing a deliberate, methodical cinematography, with mostly primary colors. His soundtracks feature early folk and rock music, in particular classic British rock. Anderson's films combine dry humor with poignant portrayals of flawed characters – often a mix of the wealthy and the working class. He is also known for working with many of the same actors and crew on varying projects. He also works with Indian Paintbrush, Steven M. Rales's production company.

Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer of features, short films and commercials.

He was nominated for a 2001 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums. Anderson has been called an auteur, as he is involved in every aspect of his films' production. His films employ a similar aesthetic, employing a deliberate, methodical cinematography, with mostly primary colors. His soundtracks feature early folk and rock music, in particular classic British rock. Anderson's films combine dry humor with poignant portrayals of flawed characters – often a mix of the wealthy and the working class. He is also known for working with many of the same actors and crew on varying projects. He also works with Indian Paintbrush, Steven M. Rales's production company.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1969-05-01

Place of Birth Houston, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

  • 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

Writing TV ShowsMovies

Untitled Wes Anderson Musical ProjectScreenplay
2018 Isle of DogsStory
2018 Isle of DogsWriter
2016 Come Together: A Fashion Picture in MotionWriter
2014 The Grand Budapest HotelStory
2014 The Grand Budapest HotelScreenplay
2012 Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book ShortWriter
2012 Moonrise KingdomWriter
2012 Cousin Ben Troop Screening with Jason SchwartzmanWriter
2009 Fantastic Mr. FoxWriter
2007 The Darjeeling LimitedScreenplay
2007 Hotel ChevalierScreenplay
2006 American Express: My Life. My Card.Screenplay
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve ZissouScreenplay
2001 The Royal TenenbaumsWriter
1998 RushmoreScreenplay
1996 Bottle RocketScreenplay
1996 Bottle RocketAuthor
1994 Bottle RocketScreenplay

Directing

Untitled Wes Anderson Musical ProjectDirector
2018 Isle of DogsDirector
2016 Come Together: A Fashion Picture in MotionDirector
2014 The Grand Budapest HotelDirector
2013 Castello CavalcantiDirector
2013 Prada: CandyDirector
2012 Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book ShortDirector
2012 Moonrise KingdomDirector
2012 Cousin Ben Troop Screening with Jason SchwartzmanDirector
2009 Fantastic Mr. FoxDirector
2007 The Darjeeling LimitedDirector
2007 Hotel ChevalierDirector
2006 American Express: My Life. My Card.Director
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve ZissouDirector
2001 The Royal TenenbaumsDirector
1998 RushmoreDirector
1996 Bottle RocketDirector
1994 Bottle RocketDirector

Acting

2018 Friedkin Uncut
2018 Always at The Carlyle as Himself
2016 Sing as Additional Voices (voice)
2015 Hitchcock/Truffaut as Himself
2014 One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film
2013 Trespassing Bergman as Himself
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox as Stan Weasel (voice)
2006 They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson as Himself
2006 American Express: My Life. My Card.
2005 This Is an Adventure
2005 Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal as Himself
2001 With the Filmmaker: Wes Anderson as Interviewee
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums as Tennis Match Commentator #1 (voice) (uncredited)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Wes Anderson

Production

Untitled Wes Anderson Musical ProjectProducer
2018 Isle of DogsProducer
2017 EscapesExecutive Producer
2014 She's Funny That WayProducer
2014 The Grand Budapest HotelProducer
2012 Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book ShortProducer
2012 Moonrise KingdomProducer
2007 The Darjeeling LimitedProducer
2007 Hotel ChevalierProducer
2005 The Squid and the WhaleProducer
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve ZissouProducer
2001 The Royal TenenbaumsProducer

Crew

2003 Lost in TranslationThanks

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