One of contemporary cinema's most successful actors, OWEN WILSON
great acclaim for his memorable turns in mainstream and independent films. In
2011, Wilson starred in the Woody Allen's Academy Award nominated feature Midnight in Paris
alongside Rachel McAdams and Marion Cotillard. Wilson's performance as
screenwriter and aspiring novelist 'Gil Pender' garnered him a Golden Globe
nomination in the category of Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
In December, Wilson will star in Paul Thomas Anderson's neo-noir adaptation of
the Thomas Pynchon novel, Inherent Vice, opposite Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin
Phoenix, and in the third installment of the Night at the Museum franchise,
Secret of the Tomb, directed by Shawn Levy. Wilson is currently shooting
Relativity's heist comedy, the Untitled Armored Car Project, opposite Zach
Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig. In 2013, Wilson completed production on the Peter
Bogdanovich comedy, Squirrel to the Nuts, opposite Jennifer Aniston and produced
by Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, and the thriller, The Coup, opposite Michelle
Monaghan and Pierce Brosnan and directed by John Erick Dowdle.
Wilson's string of box office successes also include Little Fockers, the
third installment of the blockbuster Fockers series, opposite Ben Stiller and
Robert De Niro; Marley & Me, with Jennifer Aniston, based on the popular memoir
by John Grogan; Night At The Museum and the sequel Night At The Museum 2: Battle
Of The Smithsonian, opposite Robin Williams and Ben Stiller; the smash hit
comedy Wedding Crashers, opposite Vince Vaughn; the romantic comedy You, Me And
Dupree; and as the voice of 'Lightning McQueen' in Disney's Cars and Cars 2.
Wilson starred opposite Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman in Wes Anderson's
critically acclaimed film The Darjeeling Limited, about brothers taking a
spiritual journey through India to rekindle their bond. Wilson has collaborated
with director Anderson seven times, including The Grand Budapest Hotel; The Life
Aquatic With Steve Zissou, co-starring Bill Murray and Anjelica Huston; The
Royal Tenenbaums, for which he and Anderson were nominated for an Academy Award
for "Best Original Screenplay"; Rushmore, which Wilson co-wrote and co-executive
produced; and Anderson's debut, Bottle Rocket which Wilson starred in and
co-wrote. Wilson also lent his voice to Anderson's Academy Award nominated
animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Wilson's additional acting credits include The Internship, Free Birds, James
L. Brooks' romantic comedy How Do You Know, The Big Year, Hall Pass, Marmaduke,
Starsky & Hutch, Zoolander, Drillbit Taylor, The Wendell Baker Story, Shanghai
Noon, Behind Enemy Lines, I Spy, Shanghai Knights, Armageddon, The Minus Man,
and The Cable Guy.