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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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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Tue, Aug 03 1:00 AM PDT on BBCA (110)
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Wed, Aug 04 8:37 AM PDT on HBOZ (516)

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Known For

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)

Filmography

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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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I take them one at a time. I don't really care. There has to be something in there that sparks an interest in me. I'm not very career-oriented, so I feel quite free to take the time I need to take. See more »

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Named an 'Arts Icon' by the Arts Foundation, which named New Zealand's 20 greatest living artists. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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