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David Yates was born on November 30, 1963 in St. Helens, Merseyside, England. He is a director and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Tyrant (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014)
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie)
 2004 Sex Traffic (TV Movie)
 2003 The Young Visiters (TV Movie)
 2003 State of Play (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2003)
- Episode #1.5 (2003)
- Episode #1.4 (2003)
- Episode #1.3 (2003)
- Episode #1.2 (2003)
 2001 The Way We Live Now (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2001)
- Episode #1.3 (2001)
- Episode #1.2 (2001)
- Episode #1.1 (2001)
 2000 The Sins (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Greed (2000)
- Envy (2000)
- Lust (2000)
 1995 Tale of Three Seaside Towns (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Weymouth (1995)
- Brighton (1995)
- Eastbourne (1995)
 1994-1995 The Bill (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Other Voices (1995)
- Feeling Guilty (1995)
- Life's a Bitch (1995)
- Full Contact (1994)
- Death and Taxes (1994)
 1994 Moving Pictures (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Low Budget (1994)
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In an ideal world, I'd bounce between big projects and no-budget TV dramas with fantastic scripts. A lot of Hollywood films tend to be bloated, bombastic, loud. At the same time, I do like the infrastructure of making a blockbuster; it's like having a big train set. See more »


He trained as a director at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield. See more »


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