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Wilson at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of Midnight in Paris
|Born||Owen Cunningham Wilson|
November 18, 1968
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin (BA)|
|Occupation||Actor, producer, screenwriter|
Early life[change | change 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 | change 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 | change source]
Film[change | change source]
Television[change | change source]
|1999||Heat Vision and Jack||Heat Vision (voice)||Short|
|2001||King of the Hill||Rhett Van Der Graaf (voice)||Episode: "Luanne Virgin 2.0"|
|2010||Community||Other Study Group's Leader||Episode: "Investigative Journalism"; uncredited|
|2013||Drunk History||John Harvey Kellogg||Episode: "Detroit"|
|2014||Cars Toons: Tales From Radiator Springs||Lightning McQueen (voice)||Episode: "The Radiator Springs 500 ½"|
|2016||Saturday Night Live||Hansel||Episode: "Larry David/The 1975"|
Video games[change | change source]
|2012||Kinect Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure|
|2014||Cars: Fast as Lightning|
|2018||Lego The Incredibles|
Music videos[change | change source]
|2006||God's Gonna Cut You Down||Johnny Cash|
|2013||Christmas in L.A.||The Killers|
References[change | change source]
- "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1181). November 18, 2011. p. 34.
- "Today in history: November 18". msnbc.com. 2006-11-18. Retrieved 2012-04-13.
- filmreference.com biography
- "Owen Wilson: Snapshot".
- Owen Wilson Suicide Attempt Confirmed
- "Owen Wilson: Battling Depression". Newsweek. 2007-10-14. 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.
- 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. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
- "Revealed: Owen Wilson Names Son Robert Ford". People. 2011-01-19. 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
- "Nominations & Winners". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved December 20, 2011.
- "The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Retrieved January 31, 2012.