Owen Wilson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th July 2015

Quote: "It was a little bit of a challenge because Italian food, it's not exactly gluten-free. I did struggle with that early on and Ben (Stiller) was giving me notes about, 'You know, you're playing a supermodel...' But then I decided that maybe I could play this guy as kind of doughy, like a doughy supermodel. They don't always have to be ripped, right? So I went that direction. And I think when you see the movie, I think you'll like that choice. It's more human, it's more inclusive." Funnyman Owen Wilson couldn't help but indulge while shooting the ZOOLANDER sequel in Italy. The actor reprises his role as male supermodel Hansel in the upcoming movie, a follow-up to the 2001 comedy, directed by and co-starring Ben Stiller.

20th December 2014

Quote: "I know that there's a script and it looks like Ben (Stiller) is considering it... We have to do it." Owen Wilson on plans for a sequel to hit comedy Zoolander.

16th July 2014

Quote: "I had always gone out with guys who were highly successful, which would seem like it would put me at an equal level. But what ends up happening is that one of you becomes smaller - and it was always me. It's always the woman. I mean, I don't know if it's always the woman, but I do think sometimes in order for one person's light to shine, everyone else has to dim theirs." Singer Sheryl Crow never felt like an equal in her high-profile relationships with stars like Eric Clapton, actor Owen Wilson and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.

11th February 2014

Fact: Owen Wilson has named his newborn son Finn Lindqvist Wilson, reports Tmz.com. The Wedding Crashers star's girlfriend Caroline Lindqvist gave birth to the couple's first child on 30 January (14). The actor also has a three-year-old son named Robert Ford Wilson with ex-girlfriend Jade Duell.

4th June 2013

Quote: "Our kids are literally about the same age, so it was fun for us to swap pictures and stories." Vince Vaughn enjoyed experiencing the highs and lows of fatherhood at the same time as his comedy pal Owen Wilson while shooting new film The Internship.

9th April 2013

Fact: Wedding Crashers stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are to be honoured with the Comedy Duo of the Year award at this month's (Apr13) CinemaCon industry convention in Las Vegas. The pals, who have reteamed for new comedy The Internship, will join Morgan Freeman, Melissa MCCarthy, Aubrey Plaza, True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld, Chris Pine, Armie Hammer, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford among those being honoured at the annual theatre owners get together, which begins on 15 April (13).

4th April 2013

Fact: Nicole Kidman, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have landed secret, uncredited cameo roles in Will Ferrell's Anchorman sequel.

29th March 2012

Fact: Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis are to team up as unlikely best friends in Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner's movie directorial debut You Are Here.

24th February 2011

Quote: "She just makes the rest of us look like B students." Owen Wilson is in awe of Lady GaGa.

23rd February 2011

Quote: "He looks like other babies. People always say, 'Oh, he's got your ears', but I can't see any of that, he just looks like these other babies!" Actor Owen Wilson insists his newborn son, Robert Ford, has yet to really develop familial features.

16th February 2011

Quote: "I was never like somebody who was like, 'Oh gosh, it’s a little baby! Let me hold it'. They’re so fragile, but then, when it is your own, all of a sudden you feel a lot more confident. You really do have this bond, this real connection with this thing that a month ago wasn’t even here… It is strange. I haven’t dropped him yet." Owen Wilson on fatherhood. His baby boy Robert was born last month (Jan11).

6th February 2011

Fact: New dads John Travolta and Owen Wilson gave up diaper duty on Sunday (06Feb11) to attend the Super Bowl in Texas. They weren't the only Hollywood stars at the big game - Harrison Ford, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler were also among the fans at Cowboys Stadium.

28th January 2011

Quote: "I would like get really attached to Owen and the day he had to leave, I started crying. Then I would do scenes with Paul and I felt as if I was cheating on Owen." Reese Witherspoon bonded with both of her co-stars, Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson, while filming HOW DO YOU KNOW.

19th January 2011

Fact: Owen Wilson and his girlfriend JADE DUELL have named their newborn son Robert Ford Wilson, after the actor's own dad, Robert Wilson, according to Star magazine. The couple welcomed the tot at the star's home in Maui, Hawaii on 14 January (11).

10th April 2009

Fact: Sales of dog food in Germany have rocketed after Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson ate canine treats on a TV show in the country in February (09).

9th March 2009

Quote: "We'd met over the years, but this was our first chance to work together. We hit it off as pals instantly, it was pleasant to go to work for. It's so fun when someone gets your humour - and God knows, I've been around some (leading men) who don't." Jennifer Aniston on working with Owen Wilson.

11th December 2008

Quote: "We got pretty naked. That was kind of a good day of filming. That's where I got to say, 'It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it'." Owen Wilson on stripping off with co-star Jennifer Aniston for new film MARLEY + Me.

9th October 2008

Quote: "Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller. And Johnny Depp as the lead singer. If you look up sexy in the dictionary, it's just him." PUSSYCAT DOLL NICOLE SCHERZINGER nominates members for a male version of the raunchy band.

4th April 2008

Quote: "I was stuck with my co-stars Owen and ADRIEN. We all stank really bad. At times we wanted to kill each other. When you see the relief on our faced at the end of the journey - that's real!" Actor Jason Schwartzman couldn't wait to finish filming THE DARJEELING LIMITED with Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody.

4th April 2008

Quote: "So Owen would be the big brother beating me up, and then I'd turn on Adrien Brody and split his head open. Actually, ADRIEN could beat the crap out of me too, thinking about it..." Jason Schwartzman on his THE DARJEELING LIMITED co-stars Owen Wilson and ADRIEN BRODY.

26th March 2008

Quote: "Woody Harrelson and Owen Wilson and I gamble all the time, on dominoes and chess and poker... We wind up, even before the night's over, trading hundred dollar bills. Those are some real fun guys to hang out with." Willie Nelson on his best pals.

25th March 2008

Quote: "He hit a low point, and he bounced back beautifully. But I do think he's one of the greatest guys I've ever known." Woody Harrelson on troubled pal Owen Wilson, who allegedly attempted suicide last summer (07).

19th February 2008

Fact: Owen Wilson will return to work next month (Mar08) when he begins shooting new movie MARLEY + Me in Miami, Florida. The actor has been taking time out from Hollywood after his alleged suicide attempt last summer (07).

23rd January 2008

Quote: "I believe laughter is the best medicine, and the sooner you can start laughing, the better. Woody and Owen and I play dominoes and chess and golf." Country legend Willie Nelson and actor Woody Harrelson are doing their best to help out their troubled Texan friend Owen Wilson, after he attempted suicide last year (07).

28th November 2007

Quote: "On weekends I'd come out of my bedroom and yell 'Adrien, Owen! Where are you?' They'd yell - 'We're in here' and I'd find them in bed watching movies, so I'd climb in and we'd all snuggle up and watch movies together." Actor Jason Schwartzman on his real-life companionship with his THE DARJEELING LIMITED 'brothers' Owen Wilson and ADRIEN BRODY.

8th October 2007

Quote: "He's good. I left him a message today, I told him, you know, 'Finally you're good in a movie and where the hell are you?'" Bill Murray misses his THE DARJEELING LIMITED co-star Owen Wilson since he reportedly tried to kill himself in August (07).

30th August 2007

Quote: "I knew he was trying very hard to stay sober and we gave him an enormous amount of support." Owen Wilson's Wedding Crashers co-star Jane Seymour admits the troubled actor, who attempted suicide on Sunday (26Aug07), was showing signs of struggling when they shot the 2006 film together.

21st August 2007

Fact: Hollywood superstars Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson are teaming up for new movie MARLEY + Me, based on journalist JOHN GROGAN's memoirs about the Labrador retriever he adopted.

20th December 2006

Quote: "I was looking at a little matchstick, which was kinda like working with Owen sometimes, except the matchstick showed up to work on time and knew its lines." Ben Stiller jokes about 'not working' with pal Owen Wilson, who plays a tiny cowboy in green screen scenes in new comedy NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM.

21st October 2006

Fact: Owen Wilson, Andre Agassi and Lindsay Lohan have made US broadcaster Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of 2006 list. The full top 10 will be released nearer the broadcast date in December (06).

30th August 2006

Quote: "My dad said to my mom on their second date that he was going to marry her. Now, what we don't know is how many times he said that to a girl on a second date." Owen Wilson is sceptical of love at first sight.

22nd July 2006

Fact: Former US President Bill Clinton's wife HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON is a political favourite in Hollywood - stars like Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal and Owen Wilson dug deep at a recent campaign party hosted by the New York-based Senator and helped raise $43 million (GBP23.9 million) for her re-election campaign.

12th July 2006

Quote: "We've had a few meetings in Elko, Nevada. We talk about our upcoming projects, discuss initiating new members and spend a lot of time hazing one another." Actor Luke Wilson jokes about the Hollywood 'Frat Pack' which features himself, brother Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Jack Black and VINCE VAUGHN.

10th July 2006

Quote: "The directors made that decision not to use my butt. I don't know how to interpret that." Owen Wilson on his stunt butt double in new film YOU, Me + DUPREE.

23rd December 2005

Fact: <p>The DVD release of comedy Wedding Crashers will feature a deleted scene of stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson performing a karaoke version of Nena's 99 RED BALLOONS. </p>

10th October 2005

Fact: <p>Movie star Owen Wilson has teamed up with Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin to create new TV sitcom BERT + DICKIE - about a mismatched stand-up comedy duo. </p>

31st August 2005

Fact: <p>British comic Eddie Izzard is set for a new dastardly role as comic book supervillain PROFESSOR BEDLAM in romantic comedy THE SUPER-EX, in which a superheroine (Uma Thurman) uses all her powers to humiliate her former boyfriend (Owen Wilson). </p>

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