Owen Wilson’s biographyOwen Wilson is an actor, scriptwriter, and director. He rose to fame in the 2000s after co-starring with Jackie Chan in Tom Dey’s American-Hong Kong Western comedy called Shanghai Noon. He was a nominee for the Oscars (the script to the movie The Royal Tenenbaums) and Golden Globes (best male actor in Woody Allen’s comedy-drama Midnight in Paris; he’s Hollywood’s most smiling and charming blond.
Childhood: Dallas, TexasWith three boys, Robert and Laura Wilson’s middle child was born on a November day in 1968. After he was born, the boy was named Owen and he managed to live up to his name: zest for life, sociability. Despite being naughty, curious, never missing a fight with his peers as a child, Owen, nonetheless, was loved by everyone. You couldn’t find a more creative person when it came to games. His unusual nose shape is due to one of those games, resulting in a double fracture.
Youth: Los Angeles, HollywoodIn 1996, the young and bold buddies found James Brooks (the producer of the famous Simpsons) and showed him the short movie Bottle Rocket, the script of which they wrote by themselves. Despite Brooks’s generous 5-million investment, the full-length movie was not successful at all. However, relentless Wilson decided to try his luck in Hollywood.
Career: year 2000The role that marked his guaranteed success was that of Roy, the partner by the chance of Chon Wang (Jackie Chan, the bodyguard of a Chinese princess in the Western comedy Shanghai Noon (2000). The offers for key roles kept on coming. Wilson was happy to appear in Ben Stiller’s comedies (Zoolander, Meet the Fockers), and he also starred in the sequel Shanghai Knights.
In 2009, director Shawn Levy shot the sequel Night at the Museum 2, where Owen co-starred once again with Ben Stiller, and also got acquainted with Robin Williams. The year 2010 brings around three new movies: comic Marmaduke, comedy How Do You Know, and Little Fockers. In the latter, Wilson was happy to work with his ex-set colleagues: Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, and stunning Barbra Streisand.