Comedic actor who starred in Zoolander and Meet the Parents and became known for writing Rushmore & Bottle Rocket with director Wes Anderson. He did voice acting for The Fantastic Mr. Fox, and has appeared in over seven films with Ben Stiller.
He worked as a voice actor for the 2006 video game adaptation of Cars, where he provided the voice of Lightning McQueen.
He starred in Shanghai Noon with Jackie Chan.
He went to the New Mexico Military Institute, and pursued an English Degree at the University of Austin, Texas. He made his film debut in Bottle Rocket, which he wrote with Wes Anderson.
He dated actress and model Kate Hudson from 2006 to 2009. He has two sons, Robert and Finn. His brothers Luke and Andrew are also actors.
- The meaning of the name Wilson: Son Of William