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

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1961-10-31

Place of Birth Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand

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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

Directing TV ShowsMovies

The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure Director
2020 Untitled Beatles Documentary Director
2018 They Shall Not Grow Old Director
2016 El Hobbit Editado - Parte 2: Partida y Regreso Director
2016 El Hobbit Editado - Parte 1: Un Viaje Inesperado Director
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Director
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Director
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Director
2009 The Lovely Bones Director
2008 Crossing the Line Director
2005 King Kong Director
2005 The Lost Spider Pit Sequence Director
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Director
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Director
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Director
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' Director
1996 The Frighteners Director
1995 Forgotten Silver Director
1994 Heavenly Creatures Director
1992 Braindead Director
1989 Meet the Feebles Director
1987 Bad Taste Director
1976 The Valley Director

Acting

2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
2012 West of Memphis 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 Himself
2007 Hot Fuzz as Thief Dressed as Santa (uncredited)
2006 Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' as Himself
2006 The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes as Himself
2006 The Sci-Fi Boys as Himself
2005 King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries as Himself
2005 The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz 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 Force Is with Them: The Legacy of Star Wars as Himself
2004 The Characters of Star Wars as Himself
2004 Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! as Himself
2004 Entourage (1 episode) as Peter Jackson
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Quest Fulfilled
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Corsair Bosun (uncredited)
2003 The Long and Short of It as Bus Driver
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Rohan Soldier (uncredited)
2002 A day in the life of a hobbit as Himself
2002 Icons (1 episode)
2001 National Geographic - Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring as Himself
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Albert Dreary (uncredited)
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 Heavenly Creatures as Bum Outside Theater (uncredited)
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

The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure Producer
Untitled Third Tintin Film Executive Producer
2018 They Shall Not Grow Old Producer
2018 Mortal Engines Producer
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Producer
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Producer
2012 West of Memphis Producer
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Producer
2011 The Adventures of Tintin Producer
2009 The Lovely Bones Producer
2009 District 9 Producer
2005 King Kong Producer
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Producer
2003 The Long and Short of It Executive Producer
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Producer
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Producer
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' Producer
1996 The Frighteners Producer
1995 Forgotten Silver Executive Producer
1994 Heavenly Creatures Co-Producer
1994 Jack Brown: Genius Producer
1992 Valley of the Stereos Executive Producer
1989 Meet the Feebles Producer
1987 Bad Taste Producer

Writing

2018 They Shall Not Grow Old Writer
2018 Mortal Engines Screenplay
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Screenplay
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Screenplay
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Screenplay
2009 The Lovely Bones Screenplay
2008 Crossing the Line Writer
2005 King Kong Author
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Screenplay
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Screenplay
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Screenplay
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' Writer
1996 The Frighteners Screenplay
1995 Forgotten Silver Writer
1994 Heavenly Creatures Screenplay
1994 Jack Brown: Genius Writer
1992 Braindead Screenplay
1989 Meet the Feebles Screenplay
1987 Bad Taste Screenplay

Camera

2007 Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Movie Second Unit Director of Photography
1987 Bad Taste Director of Photography

Crew

1989 The Lounge Bar Special Effects
1976 The Valley Special Effects

Editing

1987 Bad Taste Editor
1976 The Valley Editor

Costume & Make-Up

1976 The Valley Makeup Designer Costume Design

Visual Effects

1997 Contact Additional Visual Effects

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