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Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson, (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, known for his Lord of the Rings film trilogy, adapted from the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is also known for his 2005 remake of King Kong and as the producer of District 9. He won international attention early in his career with his "splatstick" horror comedies, before coming to mainstream prominence with Heavenly Creatures, for which he shared an Academy Award Best Screenplay nomination with his wife, Fran Walsh. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career, including the award for Best Director in 2003. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Oct 31, 1961 In Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Known For
Poster of West of Memphis
Poster of Hot Fuzz
Poster of Behind the Bull: Forgotten Silver
Poster of Bad Taste
Filmography
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie West of Memphis Himself 2012-12-25
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan himself 2011-11-27
Movie The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log Himself 2009-12-22
Movie Hot Fuzz Thief Dressed as Santa (uncredited) 2007-02-14
Movie Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed Peter Jackson 2007-05-28
Movie The Sci-Fi Boys Himself 2006-04-27
Movie Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' Himself 2006-11-14
Movie Ringers - Lord of the Fans Himself 2005-01-21
Movie Lord of the Brush 2005-06-19
Movie King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries Himself 2005-12-13
Series Entourage Peter Jackson 2004-07-18
Movie Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! Himself 2004-07-23
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Corsair Bosun (uncredited) 2003-12-17
Movie The Long and Short of It Bus Driver 2003-01-01
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Rohan Soldier (uncredited) 2002-12-18
Movie Quest for the Ring Himself 2001-11-29
Movie National Geographic - Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings 2001-12-23
Movie A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Himself 2001-12-09
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Albert Dreary (uncredited) 2001-12-19
Movie Behind the Bull: Forgotten Silver Himself 2000-01-01
Movie The Making of 'The Frighteners' Himself 1998-11-24
Movie Forgotten Silver Himself 1995-10-28
Movie Heavenly Creatures Bum Outside Theater (uncredited) 1994-09-12
Series Blue Heelers Unknown 1994-01-18
Movie Braindead Undertaker's Assistant 1992-08-13
Movie Meet the Feebles 1989-08-12
Movie Good Taste Made Bad Taste Himself 1988-01-01
Movie Bad Taste Derek / Robert 1987-12-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18