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Peter Weir (Peter Lindsay Weir) was born on 21 August, 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is a Director, Writer, Producer. Discover Peter Weir's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 77 years old?

Popular As Peter Lindsay Weir
Occupation director,writer,producer
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 21 August 1944
Birthday 21 August
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australia

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Who Is Peter Weir's Wife?

His wife is Wendy Stites (1966 - present) ( 2 children)

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Peter Weir Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Peter Weir worth at the age of 77 years old? Peter Weir’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from Australia. We have estimated Peter Weir's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Director

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As of 2018, he has directed three Oscar Best Picture nominees: Witness (1985), Dead Poets Society (1989) and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003). He was also nominated for Best Director for each film.


The White Ribbon (2009) is one of his favourite films.


Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan, Scarecrow Press, 2006.


He is a director and writer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), The Way Back (2010) and Witness (1985).


President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 50th Venice International Film Festival in 1993.


His films very often deal with people, who find themselves in surroundings, where they do not fit in (e.g. a Philadelphia Cop among the Amish, in Witness (1985), or a progressive teacher on a strictly conservative school, in Dead Poets Society (1989)).


Directed 5 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Linda Hunt, Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Rosie Perez and Ed Harris. Hunt won an Oscar for The Year of Living Dangerously (1982).


He was a part of the movement dubbed the "Australian New Wave" by the press. They were a group of filmmakers and performers who emerged from Down Under at about the same time in the early 1980's and found work in other parts of the world. Other members included actors Mel Gibson and Judy Davis and directors George Miller and Gillian Armstrong.


Peter Weir was born on August 21, 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Lindsay Weir.