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David Lewis Yewdall (1950–2017)

David Lewis Yewdall was born on October 30, 1950 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Escape from New York (1981) and The Fifth Element (1997). He was married to Lisa and Lisa Howes Yewdall. He died on July 4, 2017 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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Starship Troopers Sound Department
Escape from New York Sound Department
The Fifth Element Sound Department
Chain Reaction Sound Department


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 2013 Dog Down! (Documentary) (sound editor)
 2008 Nobody Loves Alice (Video) (sound effects editor)
 2007 Dog Days of Summer (additional adr recordist)
 2007 The Hammer (sound effects editor)
 2006 Sasquatch Mountain (sound effects editor)
 2005 South of Hell (sound effects editor)
 2005 Buddy: The Musical (Video short) (sound mixer)
 2004 Chicks 101 (supervising sound editor)
 2002 Hatred of a Minute (additional sound effects)
 2001 Divorce: The Musical (sound designer - as David Yewdall)
 2001 Prisoner of War (Short) (supervising sound editor)
 2000 Terror Tract (sound designer)
 2000 Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie) (sound effects editor)
 2000 Fortress 2 (sound effects)
 2000 Reindeer Games (sound effects editor)
 1999 Diplomatic Siege (sound effects) / (supervising sound editor)
 1998 Ringmaster (supervising sound editor: MPSE)
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video) (sound editor)
 1998 All of It (post-production sound - as David Yewdall)
 1998 Phantoms (sound effects editor - as David Yewdall)
 1997 Jackie Brown (sound editor)
 1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Video) (sound editor - credit only)
 1997 Starship Troopers (sound effects editor - as David Lewis Yedall M.P.S.E.)
 1997 Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1997 The Fifth Element (sound effects editor - as David Yewdall)
 1997 Dante's Peak (sound effects editor)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (sound effects editor)
 1996 Extreme Measures (sound effects editor)
 1996 Chain Reaction (sound effects editor - as David Lewis Yewsall M.P.S.E.)
 1995 Top Dog (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Evolver (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Homage (supervising sound editor)
 1995 Spitfire (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Hong Kong 97 (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Frank & Jesse (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Love and a .45 (supervising sound editor)
 1994 Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Philadelphia Experiment II (supervising sound editor)
 1993/I Showdown (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Once Upon a Forest (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Return of the Living Dead III (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Brain Smasher... A Love Story (Video) (supervising sound editor)
 1993 Daybreak (TV Movie) (co-supervising sound editor - as David L. Yewdall)
 1992 Nemesis (supervising sound editor)
 1992 Article 99 (dialogue editor)
 1992 One False Move (supervising sound editor)
 1991 December (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Shakes the Clown (supervising sound editor)
 1991 Journey of Honor (sound effects editor)
 1990 Kiljusen herrasväen uudet seikkailut (sound effects editor)
 1990 Predator 2 (sound effects editor - as David Yewdall)
 1990 Lionheart (supervising sound editor)
 1989 The Winter War (co-supervising sound editor)
 1989 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (co-supervising sound editor)
 1989 The Punisher (supervising sound editor)
 1989 Fine Gold (sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1988 Purple People Eater (sound designer)
 1988 Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (sound designer)
 1988 Out of the Dark (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1988 The Perfect Match (sound designer - as David Yewdall)
 1988 The Unholy (sound designer)
 1987 Flowers in the Attic (sound designer)
 1987 Deadly Illusion (sound)
 1987 Sister, Sister (sound designer)
 1987 Near Dark (sound designer)
 1987 Slam Dance (sound designer)
 1987 Hot Pursuit (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Campus Man (supervising sound editor)
 1987 Munchies (sound designer - as Dave Yewdall)
 1987 Stripped to Kill (sound designer - as David Yewdall)
 1987 Evil Dead II (additional sound effects - as David Yewdall)
 1987 Hour of the Assassin (sound designer)
 1986 Wanted: Dead or Alive (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Quiet Cool (sound designer)
 1986 Sorority House Massacre (sound designer)
 1986 April Fool's Day (sound designer)
 1986 Salvador (sound designer) / (supervising sound editor)
 1986 Getting Even (sound designer)
 1986 Uphill All the Way (sound designer)
 1986 Black Moon Rising (sound designer)
 1985 Transylvania 6-5000 (sound designer)
 1985 Crimewave (sound designer)
 1985 The Aviator (sound effects editor)
 1984 Gimme an 'F' (supervising sound editor)
 1984 Dreamscape (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1984 The Philadelphia Experiment (sound designer)
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson (supervising sound editor: Hollywood)
 1984 Amazons (TV Movie) (sound editor)
 1983 Christine (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1983 The Dead Zone (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1983 Wavelength (supervising sound editor)
 1983 Flicks (sound editor - as Dave Yewdall)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1983 Lone Wolf McQuade (sound effects designer - as David Yewdall)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (supervising sound editor)
 1982 The Thing (supervising sound editor)
 1982 Safari 3000 (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1981 Lovely But Deadly (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1981 Galaxy of Terror (supervising sound editor)
 1981 Smokey Bites the Dust (sound effects - as David Yewdall)
 1981 Halloween II (supervising sound editor)
 1981 Escape from New York (sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie) (supervising sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (supervising sound editor)
 1980 Humanoids from the Deep (sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1979 Fyre (sound effects - as Dave Yewdall)
 1979 The Hitter (sound editor - as David Yewdall)
 1978 They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way (sound effects editor - as David Yewdall)
 1978 Piranha (sound effects editor - as Dave Yewdall)
 1978 Deathsport (sound editor - as David Yewdall)
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Alternate Names:

David Lewis Yedall M.P.S.E. | David Lewis Yewsall M.P.S.E. | Dave Yewdall | David L. Yewdall | David Yewdall

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Teaching film students at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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