Frances Walsh, MNZM, (born January 10, 1959), is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, film producer and musician. She has been the partner of filmmaker Peter Jackson since 1987. They have two children, Billy Jackson and Katie Jackson. Fran has contributed to all of Jackson's films since they met at the end of Bad Taste.
Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson were to be the executive producers of the Halo movie. She was expected to collaborate on the script for the movie, which was later postponed indefinitely.