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Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor known for the diverse roles he has played and his slightly crooked nose. Wilson has co-written three films with director Wes Anderson-Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2001 for Best Original Screenplay for his work with Anderson on The Royal Tenenbaums. Wilson’s younger brother, Luke Wilson, is also a well-known actor.


Wilson’s roles have varied between small, quirky comedy collaborations with Anderson and bigger budget box office fare, including seven movies made with actor Ben Stiller.


Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas and attended The University of Texas at Austin.