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

TruTalkDirector
2010 The Way BackDirector
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the WorldDirector
1998 The Truman ShowDirector
1993 FearlessDirector
1990 Green CardDirector
1989 Dead Poets SocietyDirector
1986 The Mosquito CoastDirector
1985 WitnessDirector
1982 The Year of Living DangerouslyDirector
1981 GallipoliDirector
1979 The PlumberDirector
1977 The Last WaveDirector
1975 Picnic at Hanging RockDirector
1974 The Cars That Ate ParisDirector
1974 Whatever Happened To Green Valley?Director
1972 Three Directions in Pop MusicDirector
1972 Incredible FloridasDirector
1971 HomesdaleDirector
1969 Three To GoDirector

Writing

2010 The Way BackScreenplay
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the WorldScreenplay
1990 Green CardScreenplay
1982 The Year of Living DangerouslyScreenplay
1981 GallipoliStory
1979 The PlumberWriter
1977 The Last WaveScreenplay
1974 The Cars That Ate ParisScreenplay
1974 The Cars That Ate ParisStory

Production

2010 The Way BackProducer
2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the WorldProducer
1990 Green CardProducer
1986 The Mosquito CoastProducer

Acting

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

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