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David Ayer


David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, California, where his experiences in South Central Los ... See full bio »

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 2016 Suicide Squad (written by) (post-production)
 2014 Fury (written by)
 2014 Sabotage (written by)
 2012 End of Watch (written by)
 2005 Harsh Times (written by)
 2003 S.W.A.T. (screenplay)
 2002 Dark Blue (screenplay)
 2001 Training Day (written by)
 2001 The Fast and the Furious (screenplay)
 2000 U-571 (screenplay)
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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

"It was a distortion... a mercenary decision to create this parallel history in order to drive the movie for an American audience... Both my grandparents were officers in World War Two, and I would be personally offended if somebody distorted their achievements." - on his U-571 screenplay.

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Unproduced scripts: 'Making the Corps', a boot camp film set on Parris Island for Jersey Films, and 'Squids', a fantastic thriller set in a submarine for Art Linson, that David Fincher planned to direct for a short time. See more »

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His films often involve the LAPD See more »

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