Barrie M. Osborne

Barrie M. Osborne
Born (1944-02-07) February 7, 1944
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1976–present

Barrie M. Osborne (born February 7, 1944) is a film 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.

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.[3]

Osborne is also preparing a possible movie trilogy about the Viking king Harald Hardrada.[4]





  1. "Barrie M. Osborne".
  2. "Distinguished Alumni". New Rochelle High School.
  3. Jen Yamato (2014-10-06). "Picturehouse Acquires 'Gloria,' Pop Biopic Of The "Mexican Madonna"". Retrieved 2016-03-28.
  4. "Ringenes Herre-produsent vil lage vikingtrilogi". August 29, 2013.

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