Wilson at the London premiere of You, Me and Dupree, 2006
|Born||Owen Cunningham Wilson
November 18, 1968
Dallas, Texas, United States
Early life[change | edit source]
Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura (Cunningham) Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson. He has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Luke. Both brothers are also involved in movie making.
Personal life[change | edit source]
On August 26, 2007, Wilson was taken to St. John's Health Center. It was reported as a suicide attempt. He was later moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His lawyer later said that Wilson had depression. A few days later, Wilson withdrew from starring in Tropic Thunder.
He dated Kate Hudson in 2006. The pair broke up. It was widely reported that he tried to commit suicide in 2007 after the relationship with Hudson ended. In 2008, it was reported the pair were to marry. However the two would again break up and make up a number of times over 2008 and 2009.
On January 10, 2011, Wilson's representative said that Wilson and his girlfriend, Jade Duell, were expecting a baby. Just four days later, on January 14, it was Duell gave birth in Hawaii to a baby boy, Robert Ford Wilson.
Wilson is a fan of several Dallas-area professional sports teams. He has been spotted at Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers games. He is also a supporter of the English football team Chelsea F.C..
Wilson's bumped nose is because he broke it twice. Once was during a high school fight, and once playing football with friends.
Filmography[change | edit source]
|1996||Bottle Rocket||Dignan||Also short from 1994 of the same name|
|The Cable Guy||Robin's date|
|1999||Heat Vision and Jack||Heat Vision/Doug (voice)||TV|
|The Haunting||Luke Sanderson|
|Breakfast of Champions||Monte Rapid|
|The Minus Man||Vann Siegert|
|2000||Meet the Parents||Kevin Rawley|
|Shanghai Noon||Roy O'Bannon|
|2001||Behind Enemy Lines||Lt. Chris Burnett|
|The Royal Tenenbaums||Eli Cash||Oscar nomination (writing)|
|2002||I Spy||Alex Scott|
|2003||Shanghai Knights||Roy O'Bannon|
|Yeah Right!||Owen Wilson||Cameo|
|2004||The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou||Ned Plimpton|
|Meet the Fockers||Kevin Rawley||Cameo|
|Around the World in 80 Days||Wilbur Wright||Cameo|
|Starsky & Hutch||Detective Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson|
|The Big Bounce||Jack Ryan|
|2005||The Wendell Baker Story||Neil King|
|Wedding Crashers||John Beckwith|
|2006||Night at the Museum||Jedediah Smith||Uncredited|
|You, Me and Dupree||Randolph Dupree||Also Produced|
|2007||The Darjeeling Limited||Francis Whitman|
|2008||Drillbit Taylor||Drillbit Taylor|
|2009||Marley & Me||John Grogan|
|2009||Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian||Jedediah Smith|
|Fantastic Mr. Fox||Coach Skip||Voice Only|
|2010||How Do You Know||Matty Reynolds|
|Little Fockers||Kevin Rawley|
|Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff: The Moive [sic]||Hella Jeff|
|Cars 2||Lightning McQueen||Voice Only
Nominated – Peoples Choice Awards - Favorite Animated Voice
|Midnight in Paris||Gil||Nominated - Comedy Award for Comedy Actor
Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
|The Big Year||Kenny Bostick|
References[change | edit source]
- "Today in history: November 18". msnbc.com. 2006-11-18. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15606466/. Retrieved 2012-04-13.
- filmreference.com biography
- "Owen Wilson: Snapshot". http://www.people.com/people/owen_wilson.
- Owen Wilson Suicide Attempt Confirmed
- "Owen Wilson: Battling Depression". Newsweek. 2007-10-14. http://www.newsweek.com/id/42927. Retrieved 2008-06-14.
- "Owen Wilson to wed Kate Hudson - a year after he 'tried to kill himself' when she dumped him". Daily Mail (London). 2008-05-11. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-565663/Owen-Wilson-wed-Kate-Hudson--year-tried-kill-dumped-him.html.
- The Sun claims Kate Hudson & Owen Wilson are trying to get pregnant
- Hammel, Sara. "Baby on the Way for Owen Wilson", People, January 10, 2011.
- "Owen Wilson becomes a father". USA Today. 2011-01-15. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/entertainment/post/2011/01/owen-wilson-becomes-a-father/1. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
- "Revealed: Owen Wilson Names Son Robert Ford". People. 2011-01-19. http://celebritybabies.people.com/2011/01/19/revealed-owen-wilson-names-son-robert-ford/. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
- Dallas actor Owen Wilson's 'Midnight in Paris' earns best picture Oscar nod
- Actor Wilson drops in on Rangers' 'pen
- Owen Wilson
- "Owen Wilson, Academy Award-nominated writer". Amritt. http://www.amritt.com/Owen-Wilson.html. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
- Fleming, Michael (2007-08-19). "Wilson, Aniston fetch Fox feature Pair to star in 'Marley & Me'". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117970494.html. Retrieved 2007-08-27.
- "Nominations & Winners". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. http://www.goldenglobes.org/nominations/. Retrieved December 20, 2011.
- "The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". http://www.sagawards.org/awards/nominees-and-recipients/18th-annual-screen-actors-guild-awards. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
- Kit, Borys (March 17, 2010). "Granat, Reel FX form Bedrock Studios". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/granat-reel-fx-form-bedrock-21731. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
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