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Occupation  Producer
Education  Carleton College
Role  Film producer

Name  Barrie Osborne
Years active  1976–present
Siblings  Larry Osborne
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Born  February 7, 1944 (age 71) (1944-02-07) New York City, US
Parents  Hertha Schwarz, William Osborne
Awards  Academy Award for Best Picture
Movies  The Lord of the Rings: The Fello, The Lord of the Rings: The Retur, The Lord of the Rings: The Two, The Warrior's Way, Outlander
Similar People  Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, J R R Tolkien, Grant Major

Barrie M. Osborne - Producer

Barrie M. Osborne ONZM (born February 7, 1944) is a film producer, production manager and director.


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The son of Hertha Schwarz and William Osborne, Barrie was born in New York City and grew up in New Rochelle, New York where he graduated New Rochelle High School. He is an alumnus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand. He was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) 31st December 2016

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Osborne's most notable work is The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King for which he was the recipient of the Oscar Award the Academy Award for Best Picture, which he shares with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh. He also produced the 2013 The Great Gatsby remake, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby.

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Together with Alan B. Curtiss and Mexican entrepreneur Max Appedole, Osborne released a major blockbuster Latin film production called Gloria, a biopic about the life of controversial Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi, with Christian Keller.

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Osborne is also preparing a possible movie trilogy about the Viking king Harald Hardrada.


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  • Kojak (1973) (unit manager)
  • Apocalypse Now (1979) (production manager) (as Barry Osborne)
  • Cutter's Way (1981) (associate producer) (unit production manager)
  • The Big Chill (1983) (associate producer) (unit production manager) (as Barrie Osborne)
  • Octopussy (1983) (production manager)
  • The Cotton Club (1984) (line producer)
  • Fandango (1985) (associate producer) (unit production manager)
  • Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) (executive producer) (unit production manager)
  • Child's Play (1988) (executive producer)
  • Dick Tracy (1990) (executive producer)
  • Child's Play (1992) (executive producer)
  • Wilder Napalm (1993) (executive producer) (unit production manager)
  • Rapa Nui (1994) (executive producer)
  • China Moon (1994) (producer)
  • The Fan (1996) (executive producer)
  • Face/Off (1997) (producer)
  • The Matrix (1999) (executive producer)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) (producer)
  • The Last Place on Earth (2002) (producer)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) (producer)
  • The Long and Short of It (2003) (executive in charge of production)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) (producer)
  • Little Fish (2005) (executive producer)
  • The Waterhorse (2007) (producer)
  • The Warrior's Way (2010) (producer)
  • The Great Gatsby (2013) (executive producer)
  • Pete's Dragon (2016) (executive producer)
  • Other

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

    Barrie M. Osborne Wikipedia