Fran Walsh

1959 - Today

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Dame Frances Rosemary Walsh (born 10 January 1959) is a New Zealand screenwriter, film producer, and lyricist. The partner of filmmaker Peter Jackson, Walsh has contributed to all of his films since 1989: as co-writer since Meet the Feebles, and as producer since The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fran Walsh has received more than 980,079 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Fran Walsh is the 982nd most popular film director (down from 934th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 50th in 2019) and the 6th most popular New Zealander Film Director.

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  • 58.20

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  • 24

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  • 3.75

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  • 3.25

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Among film directors, Fran Walsh ranks 982 out of 1,580Before her are Noah Baumbach, Fred Schepisi, Kazimierz Kutz, Zalman King, Jonas Åkerlund, and Christian Petzold. After her are Andre DeToth, Erika Lust, Richard Williams, Hideo Nakata, James Gray, and Peter Berg.

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Among people born in 1959, Fran Walsh ranks 224Before her are Wolf Hoffmann, César Évora, Thomas Calabro, Kevin Gage, Henry Czerny, and Yoshitomo Nara. After her are Billy Campbell, Dominique Dunne, John Sykes, David Koresh, Glenn Hysén, and Marco Antonio Solís.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Fran Walsh ranks 53 out of 206Before her are Temuera Morrison (1960), Anthony Wilding (1883), Kevin Smith (1963), Jonah Lomu (1975), Lee Tamahori (1950), and Raymond Firth (1901). After her are John Nicholson (1941), Margaret Mahy (1936), Hugh Walpole (1884), Yvette Williams (1929), John Key (1961), and Rupert Julian (1879).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In New Zealand

Among film directors born in New Zealand, Fran Walsh ranks 6Before her are Peter Jackson (1961), Martin Campbell (1943), Jane Campion (1954), Andrew Niccol (1964), and Lee Tamahori (1950). After her are Geoff Murphy (1938), Andrew Adamson (1966), Niki Caro (1967), and Andrew Dominik (1967).