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Age Of Imperialism: New Zealand

Famous New Zealand People

Age Of Imperialism: New Zealand
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Famous New Zealand People

There are many famous actors and actresses from New Zealand. Ok, maybe there aren't a lot of famous people from New Zealand, but we found some so its all good.

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Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. He is the owner of production companies WingNut Films, Weta Limited and Three Foot Six. Everyone...I mean mostly everyone knows that this is the guy who produced the Lord Of The Rings Trology. His favorite band is The Beatles. Today he is working on a new movie called King Kong.
 
Filmography:
 
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003) (producer)
The Frighteners (1996) (producer)
Meet the Feebles (1989) (producer)

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Russell Crowe
 
Born in New Zealand, Russell has made his home in Australia since he was a small child. The son of movie set caterers, Russell got the acting bug early in life. He has recently achieved even more success and awards for his performances in Gladiator and A Beautiful Mind. He tried a music career, playing under the name Rus Le Roc, and titled his first single "I Want to Be Like Marlon Brando." By the way, he dropped out of high school.Tsk tsk tsk.
 
Filmography:
 
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) (actor)
A Beautiful Mind (2001) (actor)
Gladiator (2000) (actor)
The Crossing (1990) (actor)
 

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Lucy Lawless
 
"Her courage will change the world"-- Xena: Warrior Princess.
 
Lucy was born Lucille Frances Ryan on March 29, 1968, in Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand. Lucy and Garth Lawless, her boyfriend, were married in Australia in 1988, and then returned to New Zealand where Lucy had a daughter, Daisy. Everyone knows that she was in Xena: Warrior Princess. You know, that TV show? Also, as a fun fact, she was chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in a 1997 issue.
 
Filmography:
Boogeyman (2005) (actress)
EuroTrip (2004) (actress)
"Xena: Warrior Princess"(1995) TV Series .... (actress)

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