Posted on January 18, 2015
From his birth in 1971 in Dallas with Owen Wilson as an older brother to his successful career as an actor in many different types of movies, Luke Wilson is unlike any other actor in Hollywood.
Born as Luke Cunningham Wilson in Dallas, Texas to Laura and Robert Wilson. His older brother, Owen Wilson, was born in 1968.
Graduates from St. Mark’s School of Texas. He still holds the record for the 400 meter and 800 meter runs.
Stars in the short film, Bottle Rocket, a film co-written by brother Owen Wilson and friend Wes Anderson. The film is developed into a feature film two years later.
Stars in the feature-length version of Bottle Rocket.
Stars in Telling Lies in America with Kevin Bacon.
Stars in Best Men with girlfriend Drew Barrymore.
Stars in Bongwater.
Stars in Dog Park.
Stars in Home Fries with Drew Barrymore.
Has a small role in Rushmore, which was co-written by brother Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson. The film stars Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray.
Stars in Kill the Man.
Stars in Blue Streak with Martin Lawrence.
Stars in My Dog Skip with Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, and Kevin Bacon.
Stars in Committed with Heather Graham and Casey Affleck.
Stars in Charlie’s Angels with Drew Barrymore, Tim Curry, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, and Bill Murray.
Begins dating Gwyneth Paltrow after meeting her on the set of The Royal Tenenbaums.
Stars in Legally Blonde with Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair.
Stars in Soul Survivors.
Stars in The Third Wheel with Ben Affleck and Denise Richards.
In a Cosmopolitan Online interview he is asked if women and men can be friends: “Yeah, but I always think, ‘Gosh, I wonder what it would be like to kiss her?’ Some of the most interesting friendships are between people who are attracted to each other but can’t act on it.”
Stars in Masked and Anonymous with Penelope Cruz, Val Kilmer, Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Mickey Rourke, and Christian Slater.
Stars in Old School with Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn. Says in a Cosmopolitan Online interview when asked if anything hilarious happened during the shooting of Old School: “We did this thing we call wolfpacking. We’d sit around and start making fun of one person [in the cast]. One minute, we’d wolfpack Vince, the next minute, I was getting wolfpacked. I got a lot of Legally “Bland” comments.”
Stars in Alex and Emma with Kate Hudson.
Stars in Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde with Reese Witherspoon.
Stars in Around the World in 80 Days with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Owen Wilson, and Jackie Chan.
Stars in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy with Christina Applegate and Will Ferrell.
Stars in Wake Up, Ron Burgundy with Will Ferrell.
Stars in The Family Stone with Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, and Craig T. Nelson.
Stars in Blonde Ambition alongside Jessica Simpson and Andy Dick.
Stars in Henry Poole Is Here alongside Adriana Barraze, Radha Mitchell, Morgan Lily, Cheryl Hines, and George Lopez.
Stars in Tenure alongside David Koechner and Gretchen Mol.
Stars as Derek in Death at a Funeral alongside Peter Dinklage, Danny Glover, Martin Lawrence, James Marsden, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, Zoë Saldaña, Kevin Hart, and Ron Glass.
Stars in Meeting Evil with Samuel L. Jackson. It is based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Berger.
Stars in Straight A’s alongside Anna Paquin and Ryan Phillippe.
Stars in The Skeleton Twins alongside Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader.
It is announced that Luke Wilson has been added to the cast of the upcoming movie Game Brain to play the commissioner of the NFL.