Peter Jackson

1961 - Today

Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and the Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is the third-highest-grossing film director of all-time, his films having made over $6.5 billion worldwide.Jackson began his career with the "splatstick" horror comedy Bad Taste (1987) and the black comedy Meet the Feebles (1989) before filming the zombie comedy Braindead (1992). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Jackson has received more than 5,050,670 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 126th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Peter Jackson ranks 127 out of 1,305Before him are Joseph L. Mankiewicz, David Fincher, Ang Lee, Jan Švankmajer, István Szabó, and Jacques Rivette. After him are Victor Sjöström, Walter Hill, René Clément, Zhang Yimou, Volker Schlöndorff, and John Woo.

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Among people born in 1961, Peter Jackson ranks 11Before him are Lothar Matthäus, Ilham Aliyev, Stephen Hillenburg, Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, and Manu Chao. After him are Carl Lewis, Bill de Blasio, Enya, Alfonso Cuarón, Robert Carlyle, and Carlos Valderrama.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Peter Jackson ranks 6 out of 145Before him are Ernest Rutherford (1871), Edmund Hillary (1919), Russell Crowe (1964), Maurice Wilkins (1916), and Bruce McLaren (1937). After him are Katherine Mansfield (1888), Denny Hulme (1936), Alan MacDiarmid (1927), Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Burt Munro (1899), and Martin Campbell (1943).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In New Zealand

Among film directors born in New Zealand, Peter Jackson ranks 1After him are Martin Campbell (1943), Jane Campion (1954), Andrew Niccol (1964), Lee Tamahori (1950), Fran Walsh (1959), and Andrew Adamson (1966).

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