Owen Cunningham Wilson is a renowned actor, writer and producer; he was born in Dallas, Texas, United States of America on 18th November, 1968, in a family that was actively involved in the world of movies, in different capacities. His father was an advertising executive, mother a photographer and brothers were astute film makers.

Early Career

Owen Wilson had a successful start to his career with his debut film “Bottle Rocket” as an actor and co-writer, followed by his stint as creative collaborator in movies “The Royal Tenenbaums” and “Rushmore”, which earned him and Wes Anderson Best Original Screen Play Oscar nomination. Owen Wilson appeared in a lead role in “The Minus Man”, which brought his acting skills in the limelight.

He landed minor but important roles in “The Cable Guy” costarring Jim Carrey, “Anaconda”, “The Haunting” and “The Armageddon”, which proved to be successful films. In 2000, Owen Wilson appeared alongside Jackie Chan in “Shanghai Noon”, which gave his career a much needed boost.

Career Highlights

Having established his acting credentials, Owen Wilson played successful roles in “Shanghai Noon” (2000), “Behind Enemy Lines” (2001) and in “Shanghai Knights” (2003) costarring Jackie Chan. In 2001, Own Wilson won his first Academy award nomination for “The Royal Tenenbaums”, MTV Movies Award in the category of Best Duo with Jackie Chan in “Shanghai Knights” (20003) and in “Wedding Crashers” (2005).

His recent successful movies include “Midnight in Paris” (2011) for which he earned the nomination of Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in the category for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

Best Movies of Alan Rickman

  • Bottle Rocket
  • The Minus Man
  • Shanghai Noon
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Zoolander
  • Behind Enemy Lines
  • Shanghai Knights
  • The French Dispatch
  • Wedding Crashers
  • Midnight in Paris

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