Biography

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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 73

Birthday 1961-10-31

Place of Birth Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • 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

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm as Himself
2014 The Appendices Part 12: Here at Journey's End as Himself
2014 The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland as Himself
2014 The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor as Himself
2013 The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 as himself
2013 The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Erebor as himself
2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
2013 The Appendices Part 7: A Long-Expected Journey as Himself
2013 The Appendices Part 8: Return to Middle-earth as Himself
2012 West of Memphis as Himself
2012 The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1 as himself
2012 The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earth as himself
2011 Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan as himself
2009 The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log as Himself
2007 Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed as Peter Jackson
2007 Hot Fuzz as Thief Dressed as Santa (uncredited)
2006 Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' as Himself
2006 The Sci-Fi Boys as Himself
2005 King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries as Himself
2005 RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' as Himself
2005 Lord of the Brush
2005 Ringers - Lord of the Fans as Himself
2004 The Appendices: Part Five as Peter Jackson
2004 The Appendices: Part Six as Peter Jackson
2004 The Appendices Part 5: The War of the Ring as Himself
2004 The Appendices Part 6: The Passing of an Age as Himself
2004 Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! as Himself
2004 Entourage(1 episode) as Peter Jackson
2003 The Appendices: Part Three as Peter Jackson
2003 The Appendices: Part Four as Peter Jackson
2003 The Appendices Part 3: The Journey Continues as Himself
2003 The Appendices Part 4: The Battle for Middle-Earth Begins as Himself
2003 The Long and Short of It as Bus Driver
2002 The Appendices Part 1: From Book to Vision as Himself
2002 The Appendices Part 2: From Vision to Reality as Himself
2002 The Appendices: Part One as Peter Jackson
2002 The Appendices: Part Two as Peter Jackson
2002 Icons(1 episode)
2001 National Geographic - Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings
2001 A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' as Himself
2001 Quest for the Ring as Himself
2000 Behind the Bull: Forgotten Silver as Himself
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' as Himself
1995 Forgotten Silver as Himself
1994 Blue Heelers(1 episode)
1992 Braindead as Undertaker's Assistant
1989 Meet the Feebles
1988 Good Taste Made Bad Taste as Himself
1987 Bad Taste as Derek / Robert
1976 The Valley
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

Production

2018 Mortal EnginesProducer
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesProducer
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugProducer
2012 West of MemphisProducer
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyProducer
2011 The Adventures of TintinProducer
2009 The Lovely BonesProducer
2009 District 9Producer
2005 King KongProducer
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingProducer
2003 The Long and Short of ItExecutive Producer
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersProducer
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingProducer
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners'Producer
1996 The FrightenersProducer
1995 Forgotten SilverExecutive Producer
1994 Heavenly CreaturesCo-Producer
1994 Jack Brown: GeniusProducer
1992 Valley of the StereosExecutive Producer
1989 Meet the FeeblesProducer
1987 Bad TasteProducer
1900 The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the SunProducer
1900 Untitled Third Tintin FilmExecutive Producer

Directing

2015 There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale RecutDirector
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesDirector
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugDirector
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyDirector
2009 The Lovely BonesDirector
2008 Crossing the LineDirector
2005 King KongDirector
2005 The Lost Spider Pit SequenceDirector
2005 The Lost Spider Pit SequenceDirector
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingDirector
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersDirector
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingDirector
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners'Director
1996 The FrightenersDirector
1995 Forgotten SilverDirector
1994 Heavenly CreaturesDirector
1992 BraindeadDirector
1989 Meet the FeeblesDirector
1987 Bad TasteDirector
1976 The ValleyDirector
1900 The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the SunDirector

Writing

2015 There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale RecutScreenplay
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesWriter
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugScreenplay
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyScreenplay
2009 The Lovely BonesScreenplay
2008 Crossing the LineWriter
2005 King KongAuthor
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingScreenplay
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersScreenplay
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingScreenplay
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners'Writer
1996 The FrightenersScreenplay
1995 Forgotten SilverWriter
1994 Heavenly CreaturesScreenplay
1994 Jack Brown: GeniusWriter
1992 BraindeadScreenplay
1989 Meet the FeeblesScreenplay
1987 Bad TasteScreenplay

Costume & Make-Up

1976 The ValleyMakeup Designer
1976 The ValleyCostume Design

Crew

1976 The ValleySpecial Effects
1900 The Lounge BarSpecial Effects

Editing

1987 Bad TasteEditor
1976 The ValleyEditor

Camera

1987 Bad TasteDirector of Photography

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