Peter Jackson Get to know the 58-year old director Peter Jackson, before he got famous (e.g. The Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Hobbit). IMDB reports Good Taste Made Bad Taste (Video short documentary) was Peter Jackson's first TV appearance in 1998. BirthdayOctober 31, 1961NationalityNew-ZealanderName in PassportPeter Robert JacksonEthnicityEnglish, Welsh, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Wellington, New Zealand. His parents Joan (née Ruck) & William "Bill" Jackson, are of English, Welsh, ethnicity. Peter Jackson was born on October 31, 1961 on a Tuesday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Kapiti College, Raumati Beach, New ZealandYounger Photos Credit: Pinterest.co.uk Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Peter Jackson interview on "The Lord of the Rings" (2002) Most popular video on Youtube King Kong (3/10) Movie CLIP - Kong Battles the T-Rexes (2005) HD Views: 100.596.084 Share your real life experiences with Peter Jackson here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!