Luke Wilson

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  • Birth Name: Luke Cunningham Wilson
  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was a record-setting track-and-field star in high school, specializing in the 400 and 800 meters.
  • Acting career began when he and brother Owen appeared in their friend Wes Anderson's 1992 13-minute film Bottle Rocket and its 1996 feature-length version.
  • Made his TV debut in a 1998 X-Files episode as the sheriff of a vampire-inhabited town.
  • Made his directorial debut in 2007 with The Wendall Baker Story, which he also wrote.
  • Was a pitchman for AT&T in a series of well-received TV ads.

Awards

  • 2002, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee

Relationships

  • Owen Wilson — Brother
  • Gwyneth Paltrow — Ex-significant Other
  • Drew Barrymore — Ex-significant Other
  • Andrew Wilson — Brother
  • Meg Simpson — Ex-significant Other
  • Laura Wilson — Mother
  • Robert Wilson — Father

College

  • Attended Occidental College, Los Angeles, California, United States; attended Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, United States; attended Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Luke Cunningham Wilson
  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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