Andrew Wilson (actor)

Andrew Cunningham Wilson (born August 22, 1964) is an American film actor and director. He is the older brother of actors Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson.[2]

Andrew Wilson
Wilson at the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards 2009
Born (1964-08-22) August 22, 1964 (age 57)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor, director
Years active1993–present
Parent(s)Laura Wilson
Robert Wilson[1]
FamilyOwen Wilson (brother)
Luke Wilson (brother)


Wilson has worked in the entertainment industry since the early 1990s, appearing in more than two dozen films. He has acted in three Wes Anderson films—with a main role in Bottle Rocket (1996)[3]—and other notable credits include Fever Pitch (2005), Idiocracy (2006),[4] Church Ball (2006), Whip It! (2009), Druid (2014)[5][6] and Time Trap (2017).[7]

Wilson has often collaborated with his brothers, both as an actor and as a director. In 2005, he and brother Luke directed The Wendell Baker Story, which starred Luke (in the title role) and brother Owen.[8]

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Das letzte U-Boot Grant TV movie
1995 House of Pain Unknown
1996 Bottle Rocket Future Man Also Associate Producer
1997 Better Than Ever Thug #1
1998 Rushmore Coach Beck
1999 Chicks Eddie TV movie
Never Been Kissed School Guard
2000 Preston Tylk Police Officer
Merlin: The Return Arthur's Knight 2
Hijack Stories Medic #1
Charlie's Angels Corwin's Driver
2001 Zoolander Hansel's Corner Guy
The Royal Tenenbaums Father Farmer/Tex Hayward
2002 Showtime Locker Room Cop #1
Serving Sara Mr. Andrews
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Cop
2004 The Big Bounce Ned Coleman
2005 The Wendell Baker Story Director Only
Fever Pitch Grant Wade
2006 Church Ball Dennis Buckstead
Idiocracy Beef Supreme
2009 Whip It! Razor
Calvin Marshall Ernie
2010 How Do You Know Matty's Teammate
High School Hippie Dude
2011 Hall Pass Larry Bohac
The Big Year Mike Shin
2014 Druid Peak Everett
2017 Time Trap Hopper
Father Figures Hotel Desk Clerk


  1. ^ "Robert Andrew Wilson: 1941-2017", The Dallas Morning News. 9 May 2017. Retrieved on 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ Mary Sollosl (3 June 2018). "A salute to celebrity brothers, and their other brothers". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  3. ^ Meryl Gottlieb (22 March 2018). "The actors who have appeared in the most Wes Anderson films -- from Bill Murray to Owen Wilson". Business Insider. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  4. ^ Mik Rona (6 September 2019). "10 Things You've Never Noticed From Idiocracy". Screen Rant. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  5. ^ Michael Rechtshaffen (9 January 2015). "Review: Redemption and great scenery in 'Druid Peak'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  6. ^ Donald Clarke (5 September 2015). "Owen Wilson: He's charming. He's relaxed. And he talks . . . real . . . slow". The Irish Times. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Review: 'Time Trap' not nearly the sci-fi adventure it could have been". Los Angeles Times. 1 November 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  8. ^ Helen Armitage (11 October 2019). "The Wendell Baker Story Is A Wilson Family Affair". Screen Rant. Retrieved 27 February 2020.

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