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Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies, which he made with his friends. They were usually... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 139 wins & 139 nominations. See more awards »

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  Untitled Third Tintin Film (executive producer) (announced)
 2021 The Beatles: Get Back (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer) (post-production)
 2018 Mortal Engines (producer - produced by)
 2018/II They Shall Not Grow Old (Documentary) (producer)
 2012 West of Memphis (Documentary) (producer - produced by)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (producer)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (producer)
 2009 District 9 (producer)
 2005 King Kong (producer)
 2003 The Long and Short of It (Short) (executive producer)
 1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' (Video documentary) (producer)
 1996 Jack Brown Genius (producer)
 1996 The Frighteners (producer)
 1995 Forgotten Silver (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Heavenly Creatures (co-producer)
 1992 Valley of the Stereos (Short) (executive producer)
 1989 Meet the Feebles (producer)
 1987 Bad Taste (producer)
 1976 The Valley (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 14 Interviews | 25 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Sir Peter Jackson

Height:

5' 4¾" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Fran Walsh  (2 children)

Children:

Katie Jackson | See more »

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Personal Quote:

The way I look on something like Tintin, as a period movie set in the '40s or '50s, really to a kid that's no different to a science fiction or fantasy film. If kids can watch something set on another planet or a fantasy film in some middle-age landscape, in its own way Tintin has a fantastical aspect to it - it's a world that doesn't exist today, it's a world that's outside of your experience. ... See more »

Trivia:

(January 27, 2011) Recovering in a Wellington, New Zealand hospital after undergoing emergency surgery to repair a perforated ulcer. See more »

Trademark:

Always writes his scripts with his real-life partner Fran Walsh See more »

Nickname:

Pete See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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