Sir Peter Robert Jackson ONZ KNZM (born 31 October 1961, Wellington, New Zealand) is a New Zealand film director. He is most widely known for directing The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He also directed the 2005 film, King Kong.
In 2003, Jackson won three Academy Awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Academy Award for Directing, Academy Award for Best Picture and Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay.
Filmography[change | change source]
- Bad Taste (1987)
- Meet the Feebles (1989)
- Valley of the Stereos (1992) (short film)
- Braindead (a.k.a. Dead Alive) (1992)
- Heavenly Creatures (1994)
- Forgotten Silver (1995) - mockumentary
- The Frighteners (1996)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
- King Kong (2005)
- The Lovely Bones (2007)
- Halo (2008) - executive producer
- The Adventures of Tintin - executive producer
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
- The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
References[change | change source]
- Tan, Lucinda (31 December 2010). "Better than the Oscars, says Sir Peter Jackson". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 30 December 2009.