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Peter Jackson in 2014

Sir Peter Robert Jackson[1] ONZ KNZM (born 31 October 1961, Wellington, New Zealand) is a New Zealand film director. He is most widely known for directing The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He also directed the 2005 film, 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.



  1. Tan, Lucinda (31 December 2010). Better than the Oscars, says Sir Peter Jackson. New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 

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