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Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
Jackson at the 76th Academy Awards
9 Nominations / 3 Wins
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born October 31, 1961
Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand
 

Peter Jackson is a three-time Oscar winning director, producer, and screenwriter with nine nominations to his name. He is best known for his epic film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Jackson is the founder of New Zealand's Weta Workshop special effects house. He is married to writer and producer Fran Walsh, with whom he has collaborated a number of times.

Wins

76th Academy Awards, 2004
Best Adapted ScreenplayThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (shared with Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh)
Best DirectorThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Best PictureThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (shared with Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh)

Nominations

67th Academy Awards, 1995
Best Original ScreenplayHeavenly Creatures (shared with Fran Walsh)
74th Academy Awards, 2002
Best Adapted ScreenplayThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (shared with Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh)
Best DirectorThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Best PictureThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (shared with Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh)
75th Academy Awards, 2003
Best PictureThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (shared with Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh)
76th Academy Awards, 2004
Best Adapted ScreenplayThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (shared with Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh)
Best DirectorThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Best PictureThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (shared with Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh)
82nd Academy Awards, 2010
Best PictureDistrict 9 (shared with Carolynne Cunningham)

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