Person Details

Birthday: 1946-06-13 17:51:30

Aliases: Geoff Murhphy

Gender: Male

Place of birth: New Zealand

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Movie Involvements: 33

TV Involvements: 0


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Geoff Murphy (born 13 June 1946) is a successful New Zealand filmmaker best-known for his work during the renaissance of New Zealand cinema that began in the last half of the 1970s. He directed a string of big-budget Hollywood features during the 1990s, before returning to New Zealand as second unit director on all three movies of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He has also worked as a scriptwriter, assistant director, special effects man, schoolteacher and trumpet player. Description above from the Wikipedia article Geoff Murphy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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8
Dante's Peak
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6

Dante's Peak

(1997) Associate Producer
xXx: State of the Union
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5

xXx: State of the Union

(2005) Second Unit Director
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
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6
Fortress 2
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5

Fortress 2

(2000) Director
The Quiet Earth
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7

The Quiet Earth

(1985) Director
Young Guns II
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6

Young Guns II

(1990) Director
Freejack
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5

Freejack

(1992) Director

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2004 Self - 2nd Unit Director
Self
2003 Self
2002 Self - Second Unit Director
1988 Mr Semmens
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2004 Screenplay
1988 Screenplay
1986 Screenplay
1984 Writer
1981 Author
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2004 Post Production Supervisor
1997 Second Unit
1977 Special Effects
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1997 Associate Producer
1988 Associate Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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