Wes Anderson (Wesley Wales Anderson) is an American film producer, director, actor, and writer, popular amongst the international audience for his work in movies like Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Isle of Dogs (2018),
Moonrise Kingdom (2012), etc. Mostly known for his predominant involvement in Hollywood movies, theatres, and English TV series, this veteran filmmaker has been nominated at the Oscar Awards not once or twice, but for seven times.
Born on 1st May 1969 in Houston, Texas, U.S, his father Texas Ann worked as an archaeologist and realtor and his mother, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in public relations and advertising. He has two brothers, the younger one being Eric Chase Anderson, a writer, and artist, and elder brother Mel, a physician. Wes completed his schooling from St. John’s School and during this time, he used to make silent films. After that, he graduated with a degree in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, but he always wanted to pursue a career in writing.
In 1996, Wes came up with his first film named Bottle Rocket, which performed miserably on the box office but was critically acclaimed. For five years, Wes was a part of many projects on the silver screen but in 2001, fortunes fell in favor for him as the film ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ turned out to be immensely successful and was nominated for an Oscar.
Since then, Wes has contributed to Hollywood with a lot of critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning films. Some of the awards that his films have won during his career are Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Silver Bear, etc. Wes is currently living in Paris but he has spent most of his life in
New York. He is dating a Lebanese costume designer, writer and voice actress named Juman Malouf and the couple has a daughter named Freya.