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Peter Jackson

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Jackson at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Peter Robert Jackson

31 October 1961 (1961-10-31) (age 59)
Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer
Years active 1976–present
Net worth NZ$600 million (2018)
Partner(s) Fran Walsh (1987–present)
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Peter Jackson in 2003

Sir Peter Jackson (born 31 October 1961, Wellington, New Zealand) is a movie director. He is most widely known for directing The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He is also the director of King Kong.

In 2003, Jackson won three Academy Awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Academy Award for Directing, Academy Award for Best Picture and Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay.


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