Owen Wilson

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Owen Cunningham Wilson
  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/18/1968, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter; producer
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Owen Wilson Fast Facts:
  • Expelled from first high school in 10th grade, finished sophomore year at another school; ended up graduating from the New Mexico Military Institute, where he realized his passion for writing.
  • Worked briefly as a pool cleaner.
  • Met and roomed with friend and collaborator Wes Anderson at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Served as an associate producer for As Good as It Gets, directed by James L. Brooks, who executive produced Wilson's first feature film, Bottle Rocket.
  • Has been romantically linked to Demi Moore, Winona Ryder, Gina Gershon and Argentinean salsa dancer Carolina Cerisola.
  • Frequently works with long-time friend Ben Stiller.
  • Was hospitalized in August 2007 following a reported suicide attempt.
  • Owen Wilson Relationships:
  • Robert Ford Wilson - Son
  • Jade Buell - Ex-significant Other
  • Sheryl Crow - Ex-significant Other
  • Caroline Lindqvist - Ex-significant Other
  • Kate Hudson - Ex-significant Other
  • Finn Lindqvist Wilson - Son
  • Laura Wilson - Mother
  • Luke Wilson - Brother
  • Andrew Wilson - Brother
  • Robert Wilson - Father
  • Owen Wilson Awards:
  • 2001 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2006 People's Choice Awards: Favorite On Screen Match Up - Winner
  • 2001 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States (BA in English, 1991)

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