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Owen Wilson stars in "Midnight in Paris," written and directed by Woody Allen. The acclaimed romantic comedy tells the story of a writer (Wilson) who is given the chance to visit the Paris of the 1920s that he has long romanticized. Wilson also provides the voice of Lightning McQueen in Disney • Pixar's "Cars 2," reprising his role from the original animated blockbuster "Cars," which was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Animated Feature Film.

Wilson recently starred in Peter
Owen Wilson in "Wedding Crashers"
Owen Wilson Wedding Crashers
& Bobby Farrelly's comedy "Hall Pass," opposite Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate and Jenna Fischer; "Little Fockers," alongside Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller; and James L. Brooks' romantic comedy "How Do You Know," with Jack Nicholson, Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd.

Owen Wilson has won great acclaim for his memorable turns in mainstream and independent films. In 2011, he will be seen in David Frankel's "The Big Year," opposite Steve Martin and Jack Black

Wilson starred opposite Jennifer Aniston in "Marley & Me," based on the popular memoir by John Grogan. The film follows a family who learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog. Directed by David Frankel and adapted by Scott Frank and Don Roos, to date, the film has earned more than $200 million at the box office.

Wilson's string of box-office successes include "Night at the Museum" and the sequel "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," opposite Robin Williams and Ben Stiller; the smash-hit comedy "Wedding Crashers," opposite Vince Vaughn; and the romantic comedy "You, Me and Dupree."

Wilson recently starred in Wes Anderson's critically acclaimed film, "The Darjeeling Limited," opposite Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman. In the film, the trio take a spiritual journey throughout India in order to rekindle the bond they once had with each other. This marks Wilson's sixth collaboration with director Wes Anderson. His other collaborating works include "The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou," starring Bill Murray and Anjelica Huston, and "The Royal Tenenbaums," for which he and Anderson were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Wilson co-wrote and co-executive produced Anderson's second feature "Rushmore." The duo gained critical and commercial recognition for Anderson's first film "Bottle Rocket," which Wilson starred in and co-wrote. He also lent his voice to Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox."

His additional acting credits include "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." He also served as associate producer on the Oscar-winning film "As Good as It Gets."

Wilson also lent his voice to "Marmaduke."




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OWEN WILSON: FACTS

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Age: 45 years old
Birthday: November 18, 1968
Height: 5' 10 ½"
Nickname: O
Full Name / Real Name: Owen Cunningham Wilson
Birthplace: Dallas, TX





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