How tall is Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson's Height

5ft 4 ¾ (164.5 cm)

New Zealand filmmaker, best known for directing The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies. Other films he is known for are King Kong, Brain Dead, Heavenly Creatures and The Frighteners.

How tall is Peter Jackson
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Average Guess (23 Votes)
5ft 4.73in (164.4cm)
5'7 and a fraction said on 28/Feb/23
I knew he was short, but never guessed him THIS short. Would've thought maybe around 5'6 like George Lucas.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 2/Sep/21
Peter has the face of a guy of around 5ft8 or 9.

There are loads of extras in Peter's 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, with many opportunities to have a good look at Peter's directing - and his height, of course. He laughs a lot and always looks as though he's enjoying himself!

5ft4.75. πŸŽ₯πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ŒπŸ“½οΈπŸŽ¬
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 31/Oct/19
πŸŽπŸŽˆπŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰ Happy Birthday Peter! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸŽ

Wishing Peter Jackson a superb 58th Birthday! Remembered most for his LOTR and Hobbit movies, he also excelled directing the award-winning 'Heavenly Creatures' and his own version of 'King Kong'.

5ft4.75. πŸ˜πŸ‘

berta said on 19/Apr/18
was he listed as 173 at the start :O?
Editor Rob
No, somebody is asking me about James Blunt.
ALEXANDRE ALVES BR said on 18/Mar/18
I do reward the idea of ​​surgery ... see Peter Jackson a really short but very happy man
Anonymous said on 30/Dec/17
Same height as Michael j.Fox.
Junior said on 17/Oct/17
He doesn't look over 164cm to me. I'll say 5'4.5 closer than 5'4.75".
even said on 25/Jul/17
at 5'4.5" hes short , but he looks so good .
Sandy Cowell said on 17/Feb/17
In any of his brilliant Tolkien offerings, there are loads of extras and Peter can be seen on these extras frequently. Yes, he does look short and it is my opinion that he would have made a better dwarf than a hobbit because of his shape!
I also enjoyed his films 'Heavenly Creatures', 'King Kong' and 'The Lovely Bones'.
I think he just tops 5ft4!
Giorgi said on 1/Jan/17
Boy I'm astonished. I thought this guy was much taller.
Sam said on 15/May/15
Didn't Jackson have a 5'5" or 5'6" listing before?...there's no question he looks really short, even next to his actors playing hobbits.
Gamedude78 said on 11/Apr/15
I thought he would be tall, new new he was 5'4 1/2.
matt said on 17/Dec/13
5'5 or 5ft 4.75in
gsbr said on 13/Dec/13
Not surprised to him listed this low. Benedict Cumberbatch towered over him at The Hobbit premiere.
cd said on 22/Nov/13
Wood is probably 5'5.25 and Peter is as listed (5'4.75), so they are about a half-inch apart. Wood is closer to the camera in that shot, if you compare both of them to 5'8 Andy Serkis you'll see what I mean.
Sasha said on 21/Mar/13
Looks 1.5-2" shorter than 5'6.5" Elijah Wood:
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Though they are listed of the same height at that site. :)
guyfrommars said on 10/Jul/11
There is a publicity photo where he directs 6'5" Christopher Lee in Lord of the Rings, and barely reaches to his chest. He looks like a real hobbit next to Lee.
Liam said on 4/Feb/11
jose,you have to be preety sad to look up james blunt.peter jackson must be 5 foot 5
guyfrommars said on 28/Jun/09
Jackson literally looked like a Hobbit when directing Christopher Lee in Lord of the Rings.
jose said on 7/Nov/08
hey rob: I am from Peru, and I don't really understand why are you so freaky out about celebrity height. I found this page by accident. I was looking James Blunt profile. I saw this page I found a comment where you say "the closer this guy is next other men, the shorter he is" or something similar. If you considerer that, you are short too (if we talk about your logic) I think you have a problem really.

Editor Rob
when he first came on scene there weren't many pics, but then the more pics I seen the more I thought he was near 5ft 7 than what I might have originally thought - 5ft 8.
Josephine said on 12/Jul/08
Yes he is exactly the same height as Elijah.
Aimie said on 30/May/08
he looked shorter before because she was pretty chunky. But he is the same as Elijah.
antron said on 14/Oct/07
5'5" same as elijah
peter said on 13/Sep/06
I'm 170 .end of story!!
mel said on 12/Feb/06
yes, I don't believe he is this height, he has been described numerous times as "hobbit size", he looks 5.4 and a half at the most.
British Guy said on 1/Jul/05

Once Again I Agree,

The Guy Does Look Around This Mark...

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