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Birthday: October 31, 1961
Place: Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Height: 5' 6"
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Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8mm movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies, which he made with his friends. They were usually short, but they already had the spectacular trademark that would make Jackson famous: impressive special effects, made at a very low cost. For example, for his film "World War Two" which he made as a teenager, he used to simulate a firing gun by punching little holes into the celluloid, so that, once projected, the gun gave the impression of displaying a small fire. Jackson's first step towards the more serious filmmaking came with an entry in a local contest to stimulate amateur and children's film. For this film he used stop-motion animation to create a monster that ruins a city in the style of Ray Harryhausen. Unfortunately, he didn't win. When Jackson was 22, he embarked on an movie making-adventure that would change his life. This film, Bad Taste (1987), was begun as any other Jackson film, in an amateuristic style, at a low budget and using friends and local people to star in his film. Jackson himself did nearly everything in the movie, he directed, produced, filmed and starred in it, in a number of roles, amongst them that of the hero, Derek. And everything was filmed on a second-hand, 0 camera. It took Jackson and his friends four years to complete the movie. What had started out as an joke in a group of friends, then became a cult-classic. A friend of Jackson who was working in the movie industry convinced him the film had commercial prospects and arranged for it to be shown at the Cannes film festival, where it won a lot of acclaim, as well as a number of prizes. The movie soon became a hit because of its bizarre humor and overdose of special-effects, some realistic, some hilarious because of their amateuristic look. After the success of Bad Taste, Jackson became recognized as a director and the door to fame and fortune was opened. He gave up his job at a local photographer's shop and became a well-known director of horror-movies, after the success of his first professionally made movie, Braindead (1992).
- He owns two houses in Wellington, New Zealand
- Made the latex models for Bad Taste (1987) in his mom's kitchen oven, often forcing the family to have sausages for dinner because they couldn't use the oven.
- Owner of production companies WingNut Films, Weta Limited and Three Foot Six.
- Father of Billy Jackson.
- He collects models of airplanes from World War One.
- Father of Katie Jackson.
- During filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), he used the same pair of shoes and only two T-shirts.
- He likes 60s music: his favorites are The Beatles (and he homaged them in Bad Taste (1987)).
- After his parents, Bill and Joan, died, Jackson owns the modest Pukerua Bay house where he grew up
- The stuff in the bowl, in his first movie Bad Taste (1987), was yoghurt, muesli and green food colouring.
- In 1998 he bought the New Zealand based film company National Film Unit
- Credits his favorite movie King Kong (1933) as his biggest inspiration in filmmaking. He said that he cried when King Kong fell off the Empire State Building.
- The movie that gave him the love for splatter is George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead (1978). After seeing it, he felt a bit sick but amazed too.
- Together with his partner Fran Walsh, he received the honorary graduation from Massey University [26 November 2001]
- With Fran Walsh, he become member of the New Zealand Order of Merit [5 March 2002]
- He left school at the age of 17 and started working on a Wellington newspaper.
- For his first movie, Bad Taste (1987), he did all the special effects, the make-up effects and built exact replicas of the weapons.
- He allegedly offered 0,000 to Aint-it-cool webmaster Harry Jay Knowles for his King Kong (1933) original poster.
- Started writing a re-make of King Kong (1933) in 1996, which went through several drafts, until in 2003 he made one that was greenlighted by Universal.
- Ranked #20 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List. Had ranked #41 in 2002.
- Voted 'Man of the Year 2002' in the Australian Empire Magazine March 2003.
- Both of his parents died during production of The Lord of the Rings.
- Met Fran Walsh in 1987, during post-production for the gross-out cult classic Bad Taste (1987).
- Son of Bill Jackson and Joan Jackson.
- Nominated for a Best Director Academy Award for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) (which he won), but not for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).
- The London Daily Mail reported (December 5, 2003) that Jackson was so fond of King Kong (1933) that he once cut up his mother's old fur coat and used it to make a model of the great ape; also that he consulted with Andy Serkis on the script of his version of the movie.
-  He became the first director in 20 years to win Academy Awards for producing, directing and writing in one single movie. The last person to achieve this feat was James L. Brooks, for Terms of Endearment (1983) (although James Cameron won three awards for Titanic (1997), his third Oscar was for editing, and not screenplay).
- Has worked with three generations of Astins: John Astin (_Frighteners, The (1996/I)_ ); John's son, Sean Astin (The Lord of The Rings Trilogy); and Sean's daughter, Alexandra Astin (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)).
- Ranked #6 in Premiere's 2004 annual Power 100 List. Had ranked #20 in 2003. He is the second-highest rated director on the list, behind only Steven Spielberg.
- The copies of the "Lord of the Rings" books that he referred to during filming are the ones that he bought after seeing The Lord of the Rings (1978). The books have cover art by Ralph Bakshi.
- Has been referred to by Fran Walsh as being a hobbit himself, due to his physical stature, his tendency to go barefoot, and the fact that he is swarthy (in Walsh's words, "furry").
- Estimated earnings from the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy come close to 5 million.
- Along with his wife Fran Walsh, he was one of two husband/wife teams to be nominated for an Oscar for the 2003 season, the other team was Michael McKean and his wife, Annette O'Toole.
- Three of his collaborators have had connections to the material being filmed, outside the context of the film being made. Ian Holm, whom he cast as Bilbo in The Lord of the Rings, was cast because he had played Frodo in the BBC radio adaptation. That adaptation was written by Brian Sibley, who is a cousin of his wife, Fran Walsh. In Heavenly Creatures (1994), Kate Winslet plays Juliet Hulme, who would later be known as real-life mystery novelist Anne Perry. Winslet has a sister, Anna Winslet, who appears as Dora in The Cater Street Hangman (1998) (TV), which was based on one of Perry's novels.
- He is among an elite group of 5 Directors who have won Best Picture, Best Director & Best Screenplay (Orig/Adapted) for the same film. In 2004 he won all three for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). The other Directors are Leo McCarey, Billy Wilder, Francis Ford Coppola & James L. Brooks.
- Crowned the most powerful man in Hollywood by ranking #1 on Premiere's 2005 Power 50 List. It is his first #1 ranking. Had ranked #6 in 2004.
- Ranked #7 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Greatest directors ever!" 
- Lost 70 lbs. during the production of King Kong (2005).
- No longer needs glasses after undergoing eye surgery during the making of King Kong (2005).
- Described the production of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy as "laying the tracks down in front of the train" as it was moving forward.
- Was invested as a Companion Of The New Zealand Order Of Merit [CNZM] by the Governor-General of New Zealand in March 2002.
- Ranked #11 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had ranked #1 in 2005.
- Is a fan of Doctor Who, and has used the screen name Xoanon, taken from the Doctor Who story "The Face of Evil."
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