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Geoff Murphy (I) (1938–2018)


Geoff Murphy was born on October 12, 1938 in Wellington, New Zealand as Geoffrey Peter Murphy. He was a director and writer, known for The Quiet Earth (1985), Dante's Peak (1997) and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995). He was married to Merata Mita. He died on December 3, 2018 in Wellington. See full bio »

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The Quiet Earth Director
(1985)
Dante's Peak Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1997)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2001)

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 2007 Welcome to Paradise (TV Series)
 2004/I Spooked
 2001 Blerta Revisited (Documentary)
 2000 Race Against Time (TV Movie)
 2000 Fortress 2
 1998 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 Don't Look Back (TV Movie)
 1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie)
 1992 Freejack
 1990 Young Guns II (directed by)
 1989 Red King, White Knight (TV Movie)
 1988 Never Say Die
 1985 The Quiet Earth (as Geoffrey Murphy)
 1983 Utu
 1977 Dagg Day Afternoon (Short)
 1977 Wild Man
 1974 Uenuku (TV Movie)
 1970 Tank Busters (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Geoffrey Murphy
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Personal Quote:

I'm never happy with any film I do. Maybe the birth pains prejudice you or something. Often you can't separate the process from the result. See more »

Trivia:

Excelled at fast action films (especially during his decade-long sojourn in Hollywood) and knockabout comedies. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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