Peter Yates (I) (1929–2011)


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Having seen Robbery (1967) and Bullitt (1968), it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, gaining his first experience as an actor with local ... See full bio »

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(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Krull Director
(1983)
Bullitt Director
(1968)
The Dresser Director
(1983)
Breaking Away Director
(1979)

Filmography

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 2004 A Separate Peace (TV Movie)
 2000 Don Quixote (TV Movie)
 1995 Roommates
 1987 Suspect
 1985 Eleni
 1983 The Dresser
 1983 Krull
 1981 Eyewitness
 1979 Breaking Away
 1977 The Deep
 1972 The Hot Rock
 1971 Murphy's War
 1969 John and Mary
 1968 Koroshi (TV Movie)
 1968 Bullitt
 1967 Robbery
 1965-1967 Secret Agent (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Shinda Shima (1967)
- Koroshi (1967)
 1963-1965 The Saint (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Sibao (1965)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary: Audio commentary for DVD of For Pete's Sake (1974). See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Jacqueline Bisset] People are inclined to be skeptical about Jacqui because she's so beautiful. But she has that quality of intelligence that goes with the face and makes it something more. See more »

Trivia:

Has directed 3 actors to Oscar nominations: Barbara Barrie (Best Supp. Actress - Breaking Away (1979)) & Tom Courtenay/Albert Finney (Best Actor - The Dresser (1983)). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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