Biography

Peter Lindsay Weir, AM is an Australian film director. After playing a leading role in the Australian New Wave cinema with his films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Last Wave and Gallipoli, Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films—many of them major box office hits—including the Academy Award nominees Witness, Dead Poets Society, Green Card, The Truman Show and Master and Commander.

Peter Lindsay Weir, AM is an Australian film director. After playing a leading role in the Australian New Wave cinema with his films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Last Wave and Gallipoli, Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films—many of them major box office hits—including the Academy Award nominees Witness, Dead Poets Society, Green Card, The Truman Show and Master and Commander.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 21

Birthday 1944-08-21

Place of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

TruTalk Director
2010 The Way Back Director
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Director
1998 The Truman Show Director
1993 Fearless Director
1990 Green Card Director
1989 Dead Poets Society Director
1986 The Mosquito Coast Director
1985 Witness Director
1982 The Year of Living Dangerously Director
1981 Gallipoli Director
1979 The Plumber Director
1977 The Last Wave Director
1975 Picnic at Hanging Rock Director
1974 The Cars That Ate Paris Director
1974 Whatever Happened To Green Valley? Director
1972 Three Directions in Pop Music Director
1972 Incredible Floridas Director
1971 Homesdale Director
1969 Three To Go Director

Writing

2010 The Way Back Screenplay
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Screenplay
1990 Green Card Screenplay
1982 The Year of Living Dangerously Screenplay
1981 Gallipoli Story
1979 The Plumber Writer
1977 The Last Wave Screenplay
1974 The Cars That Ate Paris Screenplay Story

Production

2010 The Way Back Producer
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Producer
1990 Green Card Producer
1986 The Mosquito Coast Producer

Acting

1975 A Recollection... Hanging Rock 1900 as Interviewee
1972 Incredible Floridas
1971 Homesdale as Robert 2

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