- 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.
- Re-teamed with Anderson on 1998's Rushmore and 2001's The Royal Tenenbaums.
- Made his TV debut in a 1998 X-Files episode as the sheriff of a vampire-inhabited town.
- Proved his dramatic acting chops in the emotionally-stirring My Dog Skip in 2000.
- Appeared in a recurring role on That '70s Show as Michael's older brother Casey.
- 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.
- Has often dated his co-stars, including Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow.
- 2002, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- Meg Simpson — Ex-significant Other
- Robert Wilson — Father
- Andrew Wilson — Brother
- Gwyneth Paltrow — Ex-significant Other
- Owen Wilson — Brother
- Laura Wilson — Mother
- Drew Barrymore — Ex-significant Other
- 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
- Birth Name: Luke Cunningham Wilson
- Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
- Profession: Actor
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