- Birthday18th Nov, 68
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
- You can think of Hollywood as high school. TV actors are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors, and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors.
- It's funny how it usually works out that I end up dying. It sort of works out, because by the time I die, I'm usually tired of working on that particular movie, so I look forward to it.
- I think the way it works is that when you're casting a movie, you usually want to work with people that you believe in.
- Movies I liked growing up were like Francis Ford Coppolla movies and Scorsese movies.
- I have never taken myself that seriously as an actor.
Did you know?
- He is known for his improvisational abilities, which he mostly contributes to films.
- He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts in English.
- He garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for his collaborative work with Anderson in Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums
- He is the First "Frat Pack" member to receive an Academy Award nomination.
- He is of Irish descent.
Family & relationships
- Robert Ford Wilson Son
- Sheryl Crow
- Kate Hudson
Actor Owen Wilson is known for his attachment with vehicles and he has quite a few vehicles in his garage. A recent addition is the new Toyota Prius, a hybrid. Prius is the 3rd generation hybrid from the stables of Toyota, at a time when hybrid vehicles are just being developed. Hence, Toyota is an advanced lot and the Prius is an environment saver. The Prius is a four door hybrid with decent acceleration, high mileage and low emissions, all the features which a good hybrid should have. Unlike some other hybrids in the market today with top speeds of 60 km/h, the Prius has a decent top speed of 110 km/h. The car is powered by a 1.5 L gasoline engine which produces 75 hp, the electric motor kicks in under deceleration. At maximum throttle both the electric and gasoline motor works together for maximum output.
Owen drives Toyota Prius
Sardinia, Italy vacations
Owen Wilson was seen vacationing with his two brothers Andrew and Luke in Sardinia, Italy. The brother gang was spotted in Sardinia in 2009, enjoying some fun filled time together off the shores.
Location: Sardinia is a large island in the heart of Mediterranean Sea. In fact, it is the second largest island available in the Mediterranean Sea. It falls within the country boundary of Italy.The island is bordered by Sea of Sardinia to the west and Tyrrhenian Sea to the east. Cagliari is the capital of Sardinia.
Accommodation: The island features plenty of quality and luxurious accommodation options, divided into following 6 segments - Luxury, Boutique, SPA, Family, Slow-n-Chick, and Villas. The main accommodation sites include Le Dune Forte Village Resort, Hotel Pitrizza, Hotel Romazzino, Cala di Volpe, Hotel Castello Forte Village Resort, Villa Armony, Villa Forte Forte Village Resort, & Villa Lepre, Hotel Su Gologone, Is Benas Country Lodge, and Wine Resort Alghero.
Main Attractions: Sardinia is full of beautiful landscapes and attractive spots. Dazzling beaches are probably the major attraction of Sardinia. Apart from beaches, the island is filled with numerous historical landmarks, museums, and churches. Museo Archeologico Nazionale & National Picture Gallery are two of the most famous museums in Cagliari.Another popular art -n-architecture museum is Museo delle'Arte Mineraria. It is situated in Iglesius, a small and ancient hill town on the southwestern part of Sardinia. There are some historical churches also situated in Iglesias. However, the oldest church San Saturnino (dated back to 5th century AD) is situated just outside the town of Cagliari. Among other notable attractions Remains of Roman Town Tharros, Nuraghe Losa, and Gorropu Canyon, Porto Giunco, limestone Tacco in Ogliastra, & granite landscapes in Gallura. are quite popular among tourists.Adventure lovers can head towards Nuoro, a small town located in the middle of Sardinia Island. Plenty of outdoor activities like windsurfing, trekking, hiking, diving, sailing, horse riding, golf, and motorboat excursions are available for tourists.
On the boat
On the streets of Italy
Owen Wilson was seen vacationing in Maui, Hawaii on the 6th of May, 2009. He was seen paddle surfing all along.
Location: Maui is one of the largest island within US boundaries. It falls within state boundaries of Hawaii. It is the second largest Hawaiian island.
Accommodation: Some of the top hotels in Maui are Travaasa Hana, Four Seasons Maui At Wailea, Travaasa Hana, Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, and Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas.
Main Attractions: Most notable attractions in Maui include tropical plantation, Leilani Farm Sanctuary, and Ocean Center. Some of the popular family activities includes submarine ride through the heart of sea, Sugar Cane Train ride through the historic town of Lahaina and Kaanapalli resorts, and spending some quality time with Maui Zipline Company. For adventure lovers, Maui promises a lot of adrenaline pumping activities like surfing, diving, and kayaking.
City Hearts: Kids Say yes to the Arts
City Hearts has been functioning from Angeles for the past 27 years and it is one of the leading art promoting non profit organizations of the world, Owen Wilson being one of its supporters. The main objectives of the organization are to spread education, knowledge of creative arts, prevent abuse and providing shelter to children and to eradicate poverty. The organization also helps misled youths come back to main stream life.
Chandler Sky Foundation
Actor Owen Wilson is with a number of charitable organizations since his early days and he is one of the few Hollywood actors to be actively involved in charity. Some of the causes which are openly supported by the actor are adoption, abuse, fostering, orphans, youth, creative arts, poverty, education and environment.
Owen Wilson supports the Chandler Sky Foundation, an orphanage in the Sacred Valley near Machu Pichu, Peru. The primary objective of the foundation at the time of inauguration was to provide for the food, shelter and protection of the homeless children of Peru, Cusco and the other nearby towns.
Super Bowl XLV Basic Logo Slouch Adjustable Hat
This is one of the most favorite gears to have while watching the intensive sports action at Super Bowl XLV, and actor Owen Wilson has been spotted many times sporting them. The slouch adjustable Hat has an embossed Super Bowl XLV Basic Logo sewn on the crown. This makes for a dashing appearance. Original Super Bowl XLV Basic Logo Slouch Adjustable Hat is manufactured by Reebok and Falcons. The price range is between $24.00 - $30.00.
Vans Classic Slip On Sneakers
These shoes are manufactured by Vans, a south Californian manufacturer of different footwear products, and Owen Wilson has also donned a pair few times. Vans Classic Slip On Sneakers are highly durable and lasts long even for regular wear. They feature strong anti-skid rubber outsole. They have padded collar for that ultimate comfort. These sneakers feature cotton drill lining. This generates high comfort and proper ventilation. Presence of die cut EVA helps in providing additional support. Dimension of these classic sneakers is 13.9" by 5.8" by 4.8". They weigh in between 2.4 - 2.9 pounds. Price of Vans Classic Slip On Sneakers ranges in between $32.00 - $45.00.
Submariner from Rolex is one of the best designer Swiss watches available presently and is quite favorite of the actor Wilson. The submariner series has been designed mainly for divers and surfers. They are highly water resistant. Rolex Submariner was first introduced in the year of 1954. It was considered to be one of the most luxurious and expensive watches during that era. Soon, several other manufacturers started to copy the style. However, Rolex Submariner still holds a respectable position among watch lovers. The submariner can be seen in several BOND movies. Price of Rolex Submariner series ranges in between $6,000 - $40,000.
Nike Twill Woven Shorts
Nike Inc. is one of the most reputed sportswear & equipment manufacturer available presently. The brand's will woven shorts are ideal tennis court companion and Owen Wilson likes them to death. They are ideal for beachwear and surfing purpose also. They are made from Dri-Fit fabric that helps in keeping away moisture, thus leaving the skin dry and comfortably cool. The shorts feature elasticized waistband with pull-up facility, inner terry cotton lining and an adjustable drawcord. Logo of Tennis Court at left pocket gives it a sporty appearance.These shorts feature a safety back and mesh lined side ball pockets. Price of Nike Twill Woven Shorts ranges in between $40.00 - $60.00.