Brian Wilson is an American actor, director, and producer. He has directed and produced several films, television shows, and documentaries. Wilson has earned numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and the Emmy Award.
Wilson was born in 1966 and grew up in Los Angeles, California. He attended UC Santa Barbara and graduated with a degree in Film and Television in 1988. After graduation, he moved to New York City and began his career in the entertainment industry.
Wilson's first directing job was on the television show “Party of Five.” He then went on to direct multiple episodes of the hit TV show “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” as well as “Angel,” “Alias,” and “Stargate SG-1.” He also directed the feature film “Dumb and Dumber To.”
In 2004, Wilson won an Academy Award for his documentary “The Fog of War.” The documentary chronicles the life of former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara. Wilson also won a Golden Globe for the documentary.
In 2013, Wilson directed the film “The Butler,” which was nominated for multiple Academy Awards. The film was a commercial success and Wilson earned a nomination for Best Director at the Academy Awards.
Wilson's most recent work is the documentary “The Vietnam War.” The documentary earned Wilson an Emmy Award for Best Director in 2018.
Wilson has directed and produced a number of television series and films throughout his career. He is known for his ability to tell stories in a unique and compelling way. Wilson's work has earned him many accolades and awards and he continues to be a major presence in the entertainment industry.