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Owen Cunningham Wilson is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter. He is well-known for 20th Century Studios films for playing Jedidiah in the Night at the Museum franchise. He also voiced Coach Skip in the 2009 stop-motion film, Fantastic Mr. Fox and the titular character in the 2010 live-action film, Marmaduke, and Reggie the turkey in the 2013 Relativity/Reel FX animated feature film, Free Birds.

For Disney, he is known for voicing Lightning McQueen in the Disney/Pixar Cars film series and in the video games Cars, Kinect Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure, Cars: Fast as Lightning, and LEGO The Incredibles. In Around the World in 80 Days, Owen, along with his brother, Luke, played the Wright brothers. He also played Roy O'Bannon in the 2000 Touchstone Pictures film, Shanghai Noon and its 2003 sequel, Shanghai Knights, Oscar Choice in Armageddon, and Motre Rapid in Breakfast of Champions. In addition, he was mentioned in an episode of Parker Plays. He also portrayed Mobius in the Disney+ series Loki and Herbsaint Sazerac in The French Dispatch. He is set to appear in The Haunted Mansion.

He is also the middle brother of actors Andrew Wilson and Luke Wilson.

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  • In an early version of The Emperor's New Groove, then known as Kingdom of the Sun, Owen Wilson was to have voiced that version's counterpart to Pacha, then a young man nearly identical to Kuzco.
  • He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. However, Ewan McGregor was cast at the end.
  • He and his brothers all have the same middle name Cunningham (their mother's maiden name).
  • To date, he is the only member of the "Frat Pack" to voice a character in any Pixar film.
  • He has a habit of uttering the word "Wow" in many of his film and television projects. He also has a tendency to whisper during tense scenes.

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