“So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Friday, Owen Wilson’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 49-year-old actor was tying the knot. He has had a long association with filmmaker Wes Anderson, with whom he shared writing and acting credits for Bottle Rocket (1996) and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), the latter of which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.Wilson made a guest appearance on the NBC comedy Community with fellow Frat Pack member Jack Black.in which he played the role of the father of an American family that moves to Southeast Asia, only to find itself swept up in a wave of rebel violence that is overwhelming the city.The film was released in October 2011 from 20th Century Fox, and co-starred Jack Black, Jo Beth Williams, Steve Martin and Rashida Jones.Wilson is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack.Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70 titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media.
Wilson then landed a role in The Cable Guy, directed by Ben Stiller, an early admirer of Bottle Rocket.He made a cameo appearance in the Girl Skateboards video Yeah Right! He then reunited with Jackie Chan to make Shanghai Knights (2003), and co-starred in the film remake of the 1970s television series Starsky & Hutch (2004).Due to his busy schedule as an actor and an ongoing sinus condition, Wilson was unavailable to collaborate on the script for Wes Anderson's fourth feature film, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.His older brother Andrew and younger brother Luke are also actors.
He is known for his roles in Frat Pack comedies and as well as voicing Lightning Mc Queen in the Cars franchise.
Wilson later returned to the action genre for the first time since Behind Enemy Lines in 2001.