Peter Weir biography

Peter Weir

Film director

1944 –

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Who is Peter Weir?

Peter Lindsay Weir, AM is an Australian film director. After playing a leading role in the Australian New Wave cinema with his films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Last Wave and Gallipoli, Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films—many of them major box office hits—including the Academy Award nominees Witness, Dead Poets Society, Green Card, The Truman Show and Master and Commander.

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Born
Aug 21, 1944
Sydney
Also known as
  • Peter Lindsay Weir
  • Peter Wier
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Sydney
  • The Scots College
Lived in
  • Sydney

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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