Geoff Murphy

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Birthday
13, 1946
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Dec 3, 2018 (72)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1946
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Dec 3, 2018 (72)

About

Director of 1990s fare like Young Guns II and second unit director on the first three Lord of the Rings films.

Before Fame

He worked as a schoolteacher before turning to film.

Trivia

He was a founding member of the famous musical and theatrical co-operative Blerta, often thought of as a hippy collective.

Family Life

He was married to filmmaker Merata Mita until her death in May 2010. They had a son named Paul together.

Associated With

He worked closely with Peter Jackson during the production of the initial Lord of the Rings trilogy.