Barrie M. Osborne

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Barrie M. Osborne
Born (1944-02-07) February 7, 1944 (age 72)
New York City, US
Occupation Producer
Years active 1976–present

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


The son of Hertha Schwarz and William Osborne, Barrie was born in New York City[1] and grew up in New Rochelle, New York where he graduated New Rochelle High School.[2] 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 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.[3] Together with Hollywood awarded Alan B. Curtiss,[4] and Mexican entrepreneur Max Appedole,[5] Barrie M. Osborne[6] Release a major blockbuster Latin film production Gloria,[7][8] a biopic about the life of controversial Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi. With Christian Keller [9] as film director.

Osborne is also preparing a possible movie trilogy about the Viking king Harald Hardrada.[10]




  • 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)


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