Barrrie M. Osborne at the New York Premier of the Fellowship of the Ring.

Barrie M. Osborne is a movie producer, executive producer, production manager and director. He is an alumnus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

Osborne's most notable work is The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King for which he won the Academy Award for Best Picture, which he shares with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh. He was born on February 7th, 1944 in New York city. He also produced the movie-series Matrix. Has been nominated for three Oscars and won one: Best picture The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. His other two nominations were for the other two films. He is considered to be one of the best producers of this time. Ever since 1997 with the movie Face Off the movies he has produced have been good. After producing the Lord of the Rings he made good friends that live in New Zealand and also loved the landscape leading him to staying and currently live in Wellington, New Zealand. He started his career in 1976, He is currently 65 years old.

Filmography Edit

Producer Edit

Justice League Mortal (2009) (executive producer) Untitled Bruce McLaren biopic (2009) (executive producer) Laundry Warrior (2009) (executive producer) The Waterhorse (2007) (producer) Little Fish (2005) (executive producer) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) (producer) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) (producer) The Long and Short of It (2003) (executive in charge of production) The Last Place on Earth (2002) (producer) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) (producer) The Matrix (1999) (executive producer) Face/Off (1997) (producer) The Fan (1996) (executive producer) Rapa Nui (1994) (executive producer) China Moon (1994) (producer) Wilder Napalm (1993) (executive producer) (unit production manager) Kinderspiele (1992) (executive producer) ... aka Child's Play Dick Tracy (1990) (executive producer) Child's Play (1988) (executive producer) Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) (executive producer) (unit production manager) Fandango (1985) (associate producer) (unit production manager) The Cotton Club (1984) (line producer) The Big Chill (1983) (associate producer) (unit production manager) (as Barrie Osborne) Octopussy (1983) (production manager) Cutter's Way (1981) (associate producer) (unit production manager) ... aka Cutter and Bone Apocalypse Now (1979) (production manager) (as Barry Osborne) Kojak (1973) (unit manager)

Director Edit

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) (additional second unit director) Dick Tracy (1990) (second unit director) The China Syndrome (1979) (second assistant director) American Hot Wax (1978) (second assistant director)