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Geoff Murphy

Director, Producer, Actor
12 October 1938 to 3 December 2018

A New Zealand director who was an icon of his home film industry, Murphy directed the Kiwi classics Goodbye Pork Pie (1980), Utu (1983) and The Quiet Earth (1985). His Hollywood output included Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), while later in his career he directed second unit on The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003).

Read Geoff Murphy's Guardian obituary here.