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Peter Jackson

Name in Native Language: "Sir Peter Robert Jackson" (English/EN)
Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Writer / Actor | * 10/31/1961 (59) | Pukerua Bay, North Island (New Zealand)
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Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and the Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is the third-highest-grossing film director of all time, his films having made over $6.5 billion worldwide. Jackson began his career with the "splatstick" horror comedy Bad Taste (1987) and the black comedy Meet the Feebles (1989) before filming the zombie comedy Braindead (1992). He shared a nomination for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with his partner Fran Walsh for Heavenly Creatures, which brought him to mainstream prominence in the film industry. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Return..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Fantasy | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Peter Jackson

BAFTA Award for Best Direction BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Director Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film Golden Globe Award for Best Director Producers Guild of America Award Saturn Award for Best Director Saturn Award for Best Writing Order of New Zealand Directors Guild of America Award Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Knight Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit‎ 3x Australian Film Institute Award for Best Foreign Film Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama Officier Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Venice Film Festival Golden Globe Award Saturn Award Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit Arts Foundation of New Zealand Whakamana Hiranga Icon Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay 4x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Peter Jackson as Actor(88)

as Sooty Pete (uncredited)2018 Mortal Engines
as Painting of Bungo Baggins (uncredited)2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
as Albert Dreary (uncredited)2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
as himself2012 West of Memphis
as Running Dwarf in Erebor (uncredited)2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
as Man at Pharmacy (uncredited)2009 The Lovely Bones
as Thief Dressed as Santa (uncredited)2007 Hot Fuzz
as himself2006 The Sci-Fi Boys
as Biplane gunner2005 King Kong
as Self - Director2004 Big-atures
as Self - Director2004 Home of the Horse Lords
as himself2004 The Passing of an Age
as himself2004 Music for Middle-Earth
as himself2004 The End of All Things
as himself2004 Weta Digital
as himself2004 Designing Middle-Earth
as Self - Director2004 Weta Workshop
as Corsair Bosun (uncredited)2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
as himself2003 The Race for Everest
as himself2003 Music for Middle-Earth
as himself2003 Weta Digital
as himself2003 Big-atures
as himself2003 The Taming of Sméagol
as himself2003 Weta Workshop
as himself2003 Designing Middle-Earth
as Bus Driver2003 The Long and Short of It
as Self - Director2002 The Fellowship of the Cast
as himself2002 From Book to Script
as Self - Director2002 Weta Workshop
as Self - Director2002 Big-atures
as himself2002 Weta Digital
as himself2002 Digital Grading
as himself2002 Scale
as Rohan Soldier (uncredited)2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
as Spear-Throwing Rohan Soldier (uncredited)2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
as himself2002 Music for Middle-Earth
as Albert Dreary (uncredited)2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
as himself2001 Quest for the Ring
as Man with piercings (uncredited)1996 The Frighteners
as himself1995 Forgotten Silver
as Bum Outside Theater (uncredited)1994 Heavenly Creatures
as Undertaker's Assistant1992 Braindead
as Derek / Robert1987 Bad Taste

TV Shows/Series with Peter Jackson as Actor(3)

as himself2004 Entourage
2002 Icons

Movies with Peter Jackson as Crew(76)

Directing/Director2021 The Beatles: Get Back
Production/Producer2021 The Beatles: Get Back
Production/Executive Producer2020 Untitled Third Tintin Film
Production/Producer2018 Mortal Engines
Writing/Screenplay2018 Mortal Engines
Directing/Director2018 They Shall Not Grow Old
Production/Producer2018 They Shall Not Grow Old
Writing/Writer2018 They Shall Not Grow Old
Crew/Thanks2017 Killer Piñata
Production/Producer2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Production/Producer2012 West of Memphis
Directing/Director2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Production/Producer2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Writing/Screenplay2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Production/Producer2011 The Adventures of Tintin
Directing/Director2009 The Lovely Bones
Production/Producer2009 The Lovely Bones
Writing/Screenplay2009 The Lovely Bones
Production/Producer2009 District 9
Directing/Director2008 Crossing the Line
Writing/Writer2008 Crossing the Line
Camera/Second Unit Director of Photography2007 Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Movie
Directing/Director2005 King Kong
Production/Producer2005 King Kong
Writing/Author2005 King Kong
Writing/Writer2005 King Kong
Directing/Director2005 The Lost Spider Pit Sequence
Production/Executive Producer2003 The Long and Short of It
Directing/Director1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners'
Production/Producer1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners'
Visual Effects/Additional Visual Effects1997 Contact
Directing/Director1996 The Frighteners
Production/Producer1996 The Frighteners
Writing/Screenplay1996 The Frighteners
Directing/Director1995 Forgotten Silver
Production/Executive Producer1995 Forgotten Silver
Writing/Writer1995 Forgotten Silver
Production/Producer1994 Jack Brown: Genius
Writing/Writer1994 Jack Brown: Genius
Directing/Director1994 Heavenly Creatures
Production/Co-Producer1994 Heavenly Creatures
Writing/Screenplay1994 Heavenly Creatures
Directing/Director1992 Braindead
Writing/Screenplay1992 Braindead
Production/Executive Producer1992 Valley of the Stereos
Directing/Director1989 Meet the Feebles
Production/Producer1989 Meet the Feebles
Writing/Screenplay1989 Meet the Feebles
Crew/Special Effects1989 The Lounge Bar
Camera/Director of Photography1987 Bad Taste
Directing/Director1987 Bad Taste
Editing/Editor1987 Bad Taste
Production/Producer1987 Bad Taste
Writing/Screenplay1987 Bad Taste
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design1976 The Valley
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Designer1976 The Valley
Crew/Special Effects1976 The Valley
Directing/Director1976 The Valley
Editing/Editor1976 The Valley

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Peter Robert Jackson
Citizenship: New Zealand
Born: Tuesday, 10/31 1961 (October) in Pukerua Bay, North Island (New Zealand) (current age: 59 years + 273 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Kapiti College
Spouses (current/former): Fran Walsh
Other names for Peter Jackson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sir Peter Jackson"
"Питер Джексон"
"ピーター・ジャクソン"
"彼得·杰克逊"
"ปีเตอร์ แจ็กสัน"
"피터 잭슨"
"بيتر جاكسون"
"Peter Robert Jackson"
Peter Jackson frequently works together with these people:
Michael Pellerin (97x, Crew)
Barrie M. Osborne (41x, Crew)
Elijah Wood (36x, Actor)
Philippa Boyens (35x, Crew)
Richard Taylor (33x, Crew)
Sean Astin (30x, Actor)
Fran Walsh (30x, Crew)
Rick Porras (30x, Crew)
Viggo Mortensen (29x, Actor)
Billy Boyd (28x, Actor)
Dominic Monaghan (27x, Actor)
John Wood (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:952, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/09/2021