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  FOXNews.com - Attorney: Owen Wilson Taking Anti-Depressants, No Other Drugs Before Suicide Attempt - Celebrity Gossip ...
On Wednesday, it was announced that Wilson had dropped out of the upcoming ensemble comedy "Tropic Thunder" as a report swirled that he was hooked on heroin and cocaine before his apparent suicide attempt.
Wilson co-wrote a scene in his 2001 movie "The Royal Tenenbaums" in which a character played by Luke Wilson attempted suicide.
Wilson's character is very depressed by his father's death, and he wears bandages throughout the movie, implying recent wounds.
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 World of Owen at Wilson-Brothers.com
Owen Wilson was hospitalized just after noon on Sunday after Santa Monica police officers responded to a medical aid call at the actor's home.
Check out Owen's latest appearance on the Tonight Show, the Laureus Sports Awards, MTV Movie Awards and the clip of Owen and Luke in Around the World in 80 days.
This website is not associated with or endorsed by Owen Wilson, his family or management.
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  Owen Wilson's writing career. - By Field Maloney - Slate Magazine
For a recent example of Wilson's verbal counterpunching, see the letter he wrote to The New Yorker in response to a takedown of Ben Stiller.
Wilson, for his part, seems to be the one who dropped out of the writing partnership with Anderson.
And Owen, who does not think the same way as Wes, is also stubborn." Just as you can't blame Lennon and McCartney for going their own ways, neither can you begrudge Wilson and Anderson.
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  Hunky Male Celebs: Owen Wilson
Owen Cunningham Wilson (born: November 18, 1968 in Dallas, Texas) is an American actor and writer.
Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas to Robert Andrew Wilson, a PBS executive, and Laura Cunningham, a photographer, both of whom were of Irish Catholic descent.
Owen is the middle sibling of three brothers: Andrew, the eldest, and Luke, the youngest, who is also a well-known actor.
www.hunkymalecelebs.com /owen_wilson   (969 words)

  
  Owen Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Owen Cunningham Wilson (born: November 18, 1968 in Dallas, Texas) is an American actor and Academy Award nominated writer.
Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas to Robert Andrew Wilson, a PBS executive, and Laura Cunningham, a photographer, both of whom were of Irish Catholic descent.
Owen is the middle sibling of three brothers: Andrew, the eldest, and Luke, the youngest, who is also a well-known actor.
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 Owen Wilson pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor known for his slightly crooked nose.
Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas and attended The University of Texas at Austin.
Wilson has co-written three films with director Wes Anderson' Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2001 for Best Original Screenplay for his work with Anderson on The Royal Tenenbaums.
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 Owen Wilson, Royal Tenenbaums, Behind Enemy Lines Interview by Paul Fischer, Publisher Mike Freni
Owen Wilson is rapidly emerging as one of Hollywood's bright young stars.
Born and reared in Dallas, Wilson raised enough hell in high school to get expelled from one institution in tenth grade, but he managed to attend college at the University of Texas in Austin and graduate in 1991.
Branching out into serious roles, Wilson will also be with The Royal Tenenbaums patriarch Gene Hackman in the military drama Behind Enemy Lines (2001), in which he plays a pilot shot down in Bosnia and on the run from corrupt soldiers and a malevolent sniper.
www.dealmemo.com /Interview/Owen_Wilson_Royal_Tenenbaums.htm   (1417 words)

  
 Owen Wilson
Wilson and Anderson collaborated again in 1998 with Rushmore, the critically acclaimed comedy about a precocious teenage boy whose grades are terrible even though his school spirit is high.
Wilson also appeared in The Haunting as a member of a group chasing ghosts.
Next, Wilson co-starred with Jackie Chan in the physical comedy Shanghai Noon (2000), and the movie was such a big hit that it spawned a sequel called Shanghai Knights (2003).
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 Owen Wilson: Celebrity Profile
Owen met future director and screenwriting partner Wes Anderson while a student at the University of Texas at Austin.
Owen moved to Hollywood and quickly landed roles in films such as Anaconda, The Haunting, and Armageddon.
A self-proclaimed troublemaker, Owen was kicked out of school in 10th grade and graduated from a military academy in New Mexico.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Owen Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Owen Wilson was so bad at his first job his c...
Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas to Robert Andrew Wilson and Laura Cunningham, both of whom were of Irish Catholic descent.
Wilson has co-written three films with director Wes Andersonandmdash;Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2001 for Best Original Screenplay for his work with Anderson on The Royal Tenenbaums.
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 Owen Wilson Bio - Owen Wilson Biography - Owen Wilson Stories
Owen is best known for such hits as "Wedding Crashers," "Meet the Fockers," "Zoolander," and "The Royal Tenenbaums." He has blond hair, and a crooked, but charming nose.
Owen was not baptized as a child, but he became Catholic later on, as an adult.
Owen: This is the first ever race I have been to, and it is pretty exciting to be backstage and to see what goes into it.
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 Owen Wilson - Texas Monthly, May 1998
Owen learned to feel at ease before the lens early on because his mother, Laura Wilson, a celebrated still photographer who had worked with Richard Avedon (and is a regular contributor to Texas Monthly), would often take pictures of him and his two equally striking brothers during their early years in Dallas.
Owen and Wes didn't meet until 1989, their sophomore year at the University of Texas at Austin, where they were both slogging through the same uninspired playwriting class, all the while daydreaming of making films.
Wes was taken aback by Owen's habit of brazenly reading the newspaper during their intimate nine-student seminar, but after an initial conversation, he decided to cast him in his new play, A Night in Tunisia (his peculiar take on Sam Sheperd's True West).
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 Owen Wilson - The Huffington Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Yesterday's sad news about Owen Wilson caught everyone by surprise, and handling the rumor — that Wilson had attempted suicide — with tact and repect was something of a challenge for certain outlets (pleased though they may have been with their scoop, S...
Owen Wilson: "I respectfully ask that the media allow me to receive care and heal in private during this difficult time." Owen Wilson is being treated in hospital after reports he tried to commit suicide.The actor was taken to St. John's hospital in Santa...
Owen Wilson, left, Luke Wilson and Eva Mendes pose together at the premiere of "The Wendell Baker Story" in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday, May 10, 2007.
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The bridge of Owen Wilson’s nose is an hourglass of bone: twice-smashed and corseted by cartilage, it speaks of off-center sensibilities.
Wilson was raised in the field of his mother’s lens; two of his characters are introduced through photographs (Rushmore’s Edward Appleby, Meet the Parent’s Kevin).
Wilson has spoken of "turn[ing] on the high beams" to attract Crow, whom he described as "a fighter, kind of scrappy." In turn, she said: "But I love Owen.
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 The Royal Mr Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Owen Wilson's lanky, laid back off-screen quality seems perfect for the irreverent characters he has played of late, be it Jackie Chan's smooth sidekick in "Shanghai Noon", or the ex-lover of hapless Ben Stiller's fiancée in "Meet the Parents".
Wilson's a busy lad these days, not only with "Behind Enemy Lines" and the offbeat "Royal Tenenbaums", but there is the upcoming "I Spy" with Eddie Murphy and a sequel to his "Shanghai Noon" hit on the horizon.
Wilson and Anderson faced the daunting challenge, in "Tenenbaums", of creating an eclectic collage of off-beat characters, but it was a challenge the pair faced.
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 CNN.com - Owen Wilson is not a doofus - Jul 17, 2006
CNN.com - Owen Wilson is not a doofus - Jul 17, 2006
OWEN WILSON: It's funny -- when I was working with Mike LeSieur, the writer, at one point before we had Matt Dillon I was thinking of playing Carl.
WILSON: I mean limited in the sense, when I think of somebody like Dustin Hoffman who will change his whole look and his whole accent.
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 Wilson, Owen - Encyclopedia FunTrivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Owen Wilson plays Chris Burnett, a pilot shot down on a mission over Bosnia.
Owen was born in Dallas on November 18th, 1968.
Wilson takes the role of Ken Hutchinson, while Ben Stiller is David Starsky.
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 Owen Wilson: Class clown or 'lost soul'? - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Look at the handful of films Wilson has said are his most meaningful, and you'll find the mixture of overt cheerfulness and inexplicable sadness that define this real-life situation.
Wilson's first film, Bottle Rocket (1996), was a co-writing collaboration with his University of Texas chum Anderson and was a crime comedy with characters suffering emotional issues.
Wilson has said that he took on an acting role in the film because no one else would and that it's poor performance at the box office was heartbreaking.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2007-08-27-owen-wilson_N.htm?csp=34   (759 words)

  
 Owen Wilson at Hollywood.com
Wilson's entry into the industry came with the 1992 short of the same name, which he penned along with Anderson and starred in with brothers Andrew and Luke.
Wilson co-wrote and executive produced the Anderson-directed film, which starred Bill Murray as a wealthy man in a rivalry with a remarkably self-possessed teenager (Jason Schwartzman) for the attentions of a widowed prep school teacher (Olivia Williams).
Wilson got many laughs with his colorful supporting role as off-kilter novelist Eli Cash, neighbor and lifelong family friend who must face the fact that he is a misfit even among the misfit Tenenbaums.
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 Owen Wilson - Defamer
Owen “The Butterscotch Stallion” Wilson – in the flesh.
The Australian surf, Owen Wilson in a wetsuit, and the most efficient killing machine that Nature has ever produced--the stage is set for that classic theoretical match-up of two of the world's most irresistible forces, The Butterscotch Stallion Vs. The Shark.
American actor Owen Wilson may be used to swimming with the "sharks" in Hollywood, but when it comes to the real thing in Sydney he's not quite so sure.
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 Owen Wilson
However, Wilson is better known as an actor, usually appearing in rather bland but commercially successful "buddy flicks" like Shanghai Noon and Shanghai Knights with Jackie Chan, I Spy with Eddie Murphy, and Starsky & Hutch and Zoolander with Ben Stiller.
Of the movies' Wilson brothers, Owen is "the funny one", instantly recognizable by his complicated, oft-broken nose, and Luke is "the handsome one", seen as more of a serious actor.
Wilson co-starred with Ben Stiller in two comedies, the borderline brilliant Zoolander and the comparatively pedestrian Starsky & Hutch, and taken smaller roles in several other Stiller flicks.
www.nndb.com /people/530/000044398   (247 words)

  
 Owen Wilson: The Minus Man - Movie
You get the impression that Wilson's character is truly just attempting to feel something, make something of his world that surrounds him with uneasy numbness.
Owen Wilson became one of my favorite actors with this performance.
Owen Wilson and Janeane Garafolo do fine jobs in their roles; Brian Cox as always is astounding.
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 Owen Wilson @ Filmbug
Owen Wilson has starred in several hit films over the past few years, and has received acclaim for three screenplays he has co-written with director Wes Anderson.
Directed by Anderson, the comedy co-stars Wilson with Gene Hackman, Ben Stiller, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Luke Wilson, and tells the story of a dysfunctional family of geniuses who wind up as adults living under the same roof.
Wilson's vision as a writer was displayed in Touchstone Pictures' critically lauded comedy, Rushmore, which follows the love triangle of an unusually driven fifteen-year-old private school student, a beautiful first grade teacher, and a jaded millionaire.
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 USA WEEKEND Magazine
"Owen had a fort in the top of our barn, and I went out there with a hose and started squirting water into his fort," remembers Andrew of a teenage prank at the family's Dallas home.
Although better known for his acting, Wilson is just as fond of the writing, and, often as not, he manages to combine the two.
Wilson did just that on Dupree, in which his character is forced to move in with newlywed friends (Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson) and leaves wreckage in his wake.
www.usaweekend.com /06_issues/060709/060709owen_wilson.html   (1495 words)

  
 Owen Wilson Pictures, Owen Wilson Photo Gallery and Biography - Celebrity Pictures by WireImage.com
Owen was a rebellious teenager, and in tenth grade was expelled from St. Mark’s School of Texas for stealing from a teacher.
Starring Owen and his brother Luke Wilson, the film opened in 1996 to dismal box office returns, though with Anderson’s later success it has become extremely popular on video.
Wilson’s unique comedic style is most notable in the former, in which he plays the bizarre drug-addicted cowboy-poet Eli Cash.
www.wireimage.com /celebrities/owen-wilson   (970 words)

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