Owen Wilson is a well-known American actor, producer and screenwriter who has received worldwide recognition after starring in the comedy action movie Shanghai Noon.
Owen Wilson was born in the fall of 1968 in Dallas (USA, Texas). The future of the boy was a foregone conclusion from birth. Father Robert Wilson worked in a television studio, mother Laura Wilson took photos. In the family, besides Owen, two more sons grew up, Luke and Andrew, who later also chose the profession of actor.
Owen Wilson grew up as a fidget, sometimes his parents did not have the patience to endure the tricks of his son. Owen’s study was not interesting. The boy constantly fought, and on the eve of the final exams, the guy stole a book with solutions from a geometry teacher and distributed answers to his classmates. Wilson was kicked out of school for his behavior. Wilson Sredny moved to another school, and after he entered the military academy, but nothing came of it either.
Fate brought the young man to the University of Texas at Austin. There, Owen met Wes Anderson. Young people became friends, their friendship continued at work.
In 1994, Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson wrote the script for the short film Rocket Bottles and shot it. Friends showed the picture to James Brooks, who appreciated the work of young people and gave $ 5 million to make a full-length movie from the short film. In 1996, the updated “Bottle Rocket” was released, managing to return only $ 1 million.
The guys did not lose heart and went to Los Angeles, where they decided to seriously start a career in cinema. Owen Wilson headed to Hollywood. There, the young man was involved in comedies on secondary roles. For example, in the film “The Cable Guy,” Jim Carrey hit the aspiring actor with a seat on the head.
The first steps on television and in the cinema did not cause a stir. But Owen quickly grew into a real star from a minor actor. Career advancement was facilitated by a meeting with director Ben Stiller. Also, the actor began to be invited to the projects Anaconda, Ghost of a House on a Hill, and Meet the Parents. In addition, Owen appeared in the fantastic blockbuster Armageddon.
In 2000, Owen Wilson was lucky for box office projects – the actor starred with Jackie Chan in the comic film “Shanghai Noon.” By that time, the spectators began to recognize the blond handsome. In 2001, he reincarnated as a male model of Hansel, a competitor to another handsome world-renowned Derek (Ben Stiller) in the comedy “Model Male”. Following were filming in the films “Shanghai Knights” and “Meet the Fockers.” In the latter, Robert De Niro starred with Owen.
In 2004, the shooting of the comedy thriller “The Slaughter Couple: Starsky and Hutch” was completed by director Todd Phillips, who called for the roles of the unlucky cops of the masters of the comic genre: Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. The heroes of the film constantly fall into ridiculous situations, but together they manage to solve complicated crimes.
In 2005, the actor played a major role in Uninvited Guests – the film secured Wilson a place among the best Hollywood comedians. The project “He, I and his friends” has been entirely developed under Owen. A year later, the artist appeared in the family science fiction comedy “Night at the Museum”, where he appeared before the audience in the form of a Jedidiya. The film was successful at the box office, and three years later the second part of the story came out.
The actor tries to give each hero a living temperament, expressiveness and charm. Owen played the lieutenant in the action movie “Behind Enemy Lines”, the pilot-inventor in the adventure comedy “Around the World in 80 Days”, a petty crook in “The Big Theft”, a forty-year-old family man in “Celibate Week”.
In the late 2000s, a project with the participation of Owen Wilson’s School of Survival became popular, in which the actor appeared in the form of deserter Bob Taylor, hired by three failed students as a bodyguard. At the same time, the screening of the family tragicomedy Marley and Me started, where Owen Wilson starred in a creative duet with Jennifer Aniston. Before becoming parents, a young couple decides to get a dog. But the spouses come across a harmful dog, which as a result re-educates ambitious owners.
Wilson also participated in the filming of the films “Big Year”, “Personnel”, “Congenital vice”, “Miss Trouble”. In 2015, Owen Wilson managed to change the role of a comedian to a dramatic image. The actor starred in the action movie “There is no way out.” The film was about Americans who, for a number of reasons, ended up in an Asian country during a military coup. After the establishment of a new order, all US citizens were on the “firing list”. To survive, the heroes are united in groups. Together with Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell participated in the creation of the film.
A bright page of Wilson’s creative career is his work as a dubbing actor. Young viewers heard the voice of the comedy king in animated films “Cars”, “Peerless Mr. Fox”, “Turkeys: Back to the Future”, “Hero of the Colored City”.