Sir Peter Jackson

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Peter Robert Jackson

Birthplace: Pukerua Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of William Arthur Jackson and Gwendoline Joan Jackson
Husband of Fran Walsh
Father of Private and Private

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Sir Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson, KNZM[1] (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, best 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[2] 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 partner, Fran Walsh. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career.

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Sir Peter Jackson's Timeline

October 31, 1961
Pukerua Bay, Wellington, New Zealand