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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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Known For

Fury
Fury Writer
(2014)
Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad Writer
(2016)
End of Watch
End of Watch Writer
(2012)
Training Day
Training Day Writer
(2001)

Filmography

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 2016 Suicide Squad (written by)
 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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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on editing] And that's one of the toughest things about writing, shooting, and directing a film, is you end up with these orphans and you fucking love them and you think they'd be amazing scenes and do these amazing things but the film is a dictatorship (laughs), not a democracy, and just because something's cool and charismatic doesn't mean it gets to survive in the final cut. The flow of the ... See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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