Owen Wilson

A member of the celebrity nobility, born into fame and fortune.

Owen Wilson
Full NameOwen Cunningham Wilson


Prince Owen Cunningham Wilson is a self-proclaimed troublemaker of high pedigree hailing from an Irish-American family in Dallas. After being expelled from St. Mark's School of Texas, he completed his sophomore year at Thomas Jefferson School and then attended a military academy in New Mexico. His adventures continued at the University of Texas at Austin, where Prince Wilson met his future mentor and friend, Wes Anderson. With the help of family friend, screenwriter L.M. Kit Carson, Anderson and Wilson wrote the screenplay Bottle Rocket, which was then given $5 million to be made in to a feature film. Despite critical praise, Bottle Rocket was a commercial flop, yet Prince Wilson persevered and has since become a celebrated figure in Hollywood.

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Yes! Owen Wilson comes from the illustrious Wilson family. They have four celebrities in their family. With seventy-seven credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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Family Tree

Owen Cunningham Wilson, Andrew Wilson and Luke Cunningham Wilson, sons of Irish-American parents from Massachusetts, have become a notable presence in the film industry. Owen's antics as a self-proclaimed troublemaker lead him to be expelled from St. Mark's School of Texas in the tenth grade, but his determination was undeterred as he finished his sophomore year at Thomas Jefferson School and then headed to a military academy in New Mexico. It was at the University of Texas at Austin where Owen met his mentor and later, Andrew and Luke Wilson joined the film industry, collaborating with Wes Anderson to produce Bottle Rocket (1994). Andrew's career spans from Whip It (2009) to Time Trap (2017), and Luke discovered his love of acting while a student at Occidental College, where he made a mark in the film industry. The Wilson brothers have proven their worth by demonstrating an enduring spirit and creative collaboration in the film industry.

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