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Peter Jackson Personal Profile

Famous as:Director
Birth Name:Peter Robert Jackson
Birth Date:October 31, 1961
Birth place:Pukerua Bay, New Zealand
Nationalty:New Zealand
Father:William (Bill) Jackson
Mother:Joan
Spouse:Fran Walsh (m. 1987)
Children:Katie Jackson, Billy Jackson

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Sir Peter Robert Jackson better known as Peter Jackson is a New Zealand film , producer and screenwriter. He was born on October 31, 1961 in Pukerua Bay, New Zealand. He is the son of William (Bill) Jackson and Joan. He is best known for his film The Lord of the Rings trilogy and its prequel The Hobbit trilogy. He started his career with horror comedies like: Bad Taste and Braindead. For the film Heavenly Creatures he has been nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with his partner Fran Walsh. For his work he 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. He also owns a production company named Wingnut Films. In The Queen’s Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honours 2012, he was appointed to the Order of New Zealand which is the New Zealand’s highest honour and with the previous honours he is now Sir Peter Jackson ONZ KNZM. On 27 September 2006 he was set to make games with Microsoft Game Studios at X06. According to Forbes his current worth is NZ$450 million.
In 1987 he married to Fran Walsh and the couple have two children Katie Jackson and Billy Jackson.

Peter Jackson Filmography

 

YearTitleFunctioned as
DirectorWriterProducer
1976The Valley (short)YesYesYes
1987Bad TasteYesYesYes
1989Meet the FeeblesYesYesYes
1992Valley of the Stereos (short)NoNoYes
Braindead (Dead Alive)YesYesNo
1994Heavenly CreaturesYesYesYes
1995Forgotten SilverYesYesNo
1996Jack Brown GeniusNoYesYes
The FrightenersYesYesYes
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingYesYesYes
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersYesYesYes
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingYesYesYes
The Long and Short of It (short)NoNoYes
(executive)
2005Lord of the BrushNoNoNo
King KongYesYesYes
2007Hot FuzzNoNoNo
Entourage (TV series)
(episode: “Gary’s Desk”)
NoNoNo
2008Crossing the Line (short)YesYesNo
2009District 9NoNoYes
The Lovely BonesYesYesYes
2011The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the UnicornNoNoYes
2012West of MemphisNoNoYes
The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyYesYesYes
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugYesYesYes
2014The Hobbit: There and Back AgainYesYesYes
2015The Adventures of Tintin sequelYesNoYes

As Director

YearFilm
1987Bad Taste
1989Meet the Feebles
1992Braindead
1994Heavenly Creatures
1996The Frighteners
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2005King Kong
2009The Lovely Bones
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Box Office

YearFilmDomestic (USA)OverseasWorldwide
1987Bad Taste$26,000
1989Meet the Feebles$750,000
1992Braindead$242,623$1,627,955$1,870,578
1994Heavenly Creatures$3,049,135
1996The Frighteners$16,759,216$12,600,000$29,359,216
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$315,544,750$555,985,574$871,530,324
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$339,789,881$583,495,746$926,047,111
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$377,845,905$742,083,616$1,119,929,521
2005King Kong$218,080,025$332,437,332$550,517,357
2009District 9$115,646,235$95,173,376$210,819,611
2009The Lovely Bones$44,114,232$49,507,108$93,621,340
2011The Adventures of Tintin$77,591,831$296,402,120$373,993,951
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$302,517,733
$711,700,000$1,014,217,733
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
2014The Hobbit: There and Back Again
Total$1,808,170,213$3,392,750,281$5,140,968,664

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 Peter Jackson Official Sources

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Sir Peter Robert Jackson better known as Peter Jackson is a New Zealand film , producer and screenwriter. He was born on October 31, 1961 in Pukerua Bay, New Zealand.
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Date Published: 09/19/2013
Peter Jackson is a of Hollywood Industry Ratings According to Hollywood Neuz.com
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