BirthdayNovember 12, 2006

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Peter Jackson

    Full name: Peter Jackson
    Also known as: Peter Jackson, Sir Peter Jackson, Jackson, Peter
    Professions: Cinematographer, Camera Department, Editor
    Work: Awards for Peter Jackson

  2. Peter Jackson Known for

    A Touch of Frost (1992), Follyfoot (1971), The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988), The Darling Buds of May (1991)

  3. Peter Jackson Biography

    Sir Peter Robert Jackson Template:Post-nominals (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known as the director and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003) and its prequel The Hobbit trilogy (2012–2014), which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. Other notable films include Heavenly Creatures (1994), Forgotten Silver (1995), The Frighteners (1996), King Kong (2005) and The Lovely Bones (2009). He also produced District 9 (2009), The Adventures of Tintin (2011) and the documentary West of Memphis (2012).Jackson began his career with the "splatstick" horror comedy Bad Taste (1987) and the black comedy Meet the Feebles (1989) before filming Braindead (1992). He shared an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination with his partner Fran Walsh for the film Heavenly Creatures, which brought him to mainstream prominence in the film industry. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career, including the award for Best Director in 2003, and has been nominated for nine Academy Awards overall. He has also received a Golden Globe, four Saturn Awards and three BAFTAs amongst others.His production company is Wingnut Films, and his most regular collaborators are co-writers and producers Walsh and Philippa Boyens. Jackson was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2002. He was later knighted (as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit) by Anand Satyanand, the Governor-General of New Zealand, at a ceremony in Wellington in April 2010.

  4. Peter Jackson Family

    Spouse: Fran Walsh

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