Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor and screenwriter. Born in Dallas, Texas, he is the middle child, and has two brothers who are also actors, Andrew and Luke Wilson. He received his distinctive twice-broken nose during childhood.
Wilson is known for his long association with the filmmaker Wes Anderson, having shared co-writing and acting credits in the films Bottle Rocket (1996), which was his acting debut, and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and for his collaborations with fellow actor Ben Stiller. The two have appeared in eight films together. Wilson is best known for his roles in Meet the Parents (2000), Zoolander (2001), Wedding Crashers (2005), Night at the Museum (2006), Marley & Me (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Midnight in Paris (2011), and The Internship (2013), as well as for his voice role as Lightning McQueen in Pixar's Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011).