Wesley Mortimer Wales Wes Anderson (born 1 may 1969, Houston, Texas) is a film director, screenwriter, actor and producer of films, short films and commercials American his films belong to different genres (drama / comedy, comedy, crime, etc.).


The filmmaker was born and raised in the city of Houston, in the State of Texas, where the young Anderson already dreamed of celluloid, worldwide recording in super-8 and even making their pininos theaters in the small school.

Director, he studied philosophy at the University of Texas, where he met Owen Wilson, who with Anderson wrote his first feature film entitled Bottle Rocket. Anderson generally having the same actors that have worked before in his films:

Actor     Bottle Rocket

(1996)   Rushmore

(1998)   The Royal Tenenbaums

(2001)   The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

(2004)   The Darjeeling Limited

(2007)   Fantastic Mr. Fox


Fantastic Mr. Fox (The fantastic Mr. Fox), premiered on November 25, 2009.

The Darjeeling Limited (Trip to Darjeeling), 2007.

Hotel Chevalier Prologue to the journey depicted in “The Darjeeling Limited” (short), 2007.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, (life aquatic) 2004.

The Royal Tenenbaums, 2001.

Rushmore Academy, 1998.

Bottle Rocket (Thief who steals thief), 1996.



Year       Category              Film        Result

2001       Oscar for best original screenplay             The Royal Tenenbaums                 Candidate

Winner of the award for best director Academy Rushmore, 1998 Independent Spirit Awards.

The next generation by Rushmore Academy, 1998 L.A. Film Critics Association Award winner.

Winner of the award for best original screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums, 2001 Toronto Film Critics


Nominated for best original screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums, 2001 Writers Guild of America award.