HOME > POP Hollywood >

Peter Jackson


Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson Brief Biography

Sir Peter Robert Jackson, (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter who is best known for his The Lord of the Rings trilogy and its prequel The Hobbit trilogy, adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. His other notable films include King Kong, Heavenly Creatures, The Frighteners, Forgotten Silver, Braindead/Dead Alive and The Lovely Bones. He has also co-produced District 9 and documentary West of Memphis.

He began his career with "splatstick" horror comedies including Bad Taste and Braindead. He shared an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination with his partner Fran Walsh for the film Heavenly Creatures before coming to mainstream prominence. 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.

Peter Jackson News

Evangeline Lilly: 'Smaug' needed a new female elf character
'Hobbit' fans treated to Q&A session with the actors at Armageddon
Visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen dead at age 92


This webpage uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peter_Jackson" and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. Reality TV World is not responsible for any errors or omissions the Wikipedia article may contain.


POPULAR MOVIES (100)



POPULAR TV SHOWS (100)



    POPULAR PEOPLE (100)

    Page generated in 0.95777106285095 seconds