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Sir Peter Robert Jackson, KNZM (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter, best known for his The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, adapted from the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien. He is also known for his 2005 remake of King Kong and as the producer of District 9.

He won international attention early in his career with his "splatstick" horror comedies, before coming to mainstream prominence with Heavenly Creatures, for which he shared an Academy Award Best Screenplay nomination with his partner, Fran Walsh. Jackson has been awarded three Academy Awards in his career.

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FilmographyThe Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Forgotten Silver, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, God's Army, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy (New Line Platinum Series 12-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lovely Bones (2009 movie)
Filmography (Director)Forgotten Silver, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy (New Line Platinum Series 12-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line Platinum Series 4-disc Special Extended DVD Edition), The Lovely Bones (2009 movie)
Birth Date:  October 31, 1961
Birth Place:  Pukera Bay, New Zealand
Gender:  Male
Movie Writing CreditsThe Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Forgotten Silver, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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review by . April 19, 2011
Peter Jackson is a unique filmmaker who is primarily known for his later films, but it is his earlier films that I find to be some of his better flicks.      #3: 1992 brought about the release of Dead Alive, a campie horror comedy film that I have always considered one of my favorite films.      #2: In 1989 a very disturbing film was released call Meet the Feebles.  This flick was the second feature length film Jackson directed.  Although it is not …
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