Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an actor and Academy Award-nominated writer. Wilson debuted as an actor in the role of "Dignan" in the Wes Anderson film Bottle Rocket, which he co-wrote with Anderson. That film got him a lot of attention and landed him many comedy studio projects. On August 26, 2007, Wilson was taken to St. John's Health Center amid reports of a suicide attempt. Since the suicide attempt, Wilson has done limited publicity and promotion for his films.