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Wilson at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of Midnight in Paris
Owen Cunningham Wilson

November 18, 1968 (1968-11-18) (age 53)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Alma mater University of Texas at Austin (BA)
Occupation Actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1996–present
Children 2
  • Laura Cunningham Wilson
  • Robert Wilson

Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter.

Early life

Wilson was born in Dallas, to photographer Laura (Cunningham) Wilson and Robert Andrew Wilson. He has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Luke. Both brothers are also involved in movie making.

Wilson went to the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Personal life

The Sheryl Crow album C'mon C'mon has the song "Safe and Sound". The liner notes say it is about Wilson and Crow's relationship.

He dated Kate Hudson in 2006. The pair broke up. It was widely reported that he tried to commit suicide in 2007 after the relationship with Hudson ended. In 2008, it was reported the pair were to marry. However the two would again break up and make up a number of times over 2008 and 2009.

On January 10, 2011, Wilson's representative said that Wilson and his girlfriend, Jade Duell, were expecting a baby. Just four days later, on January 14, it was Duell gave birth in Hawaii to a baby boy, Robert Ford Wilson.

Wilson is a fan of several Dallas-area professional sports teams. He has been spotted at Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers games. He is also a supporter of the English football team Chelsea F.C..

Wilson has a bumped nose because he broke it twice. Once was during a high school fight, and once playing football with friends.

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