David Ayer


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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

End of Watch Writer
(2012)
Sabotage Writer
(2014)
Suicide Squad Writer
(2016)
Harsh Times Writer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2022 The Wild Bunch (earlier script) (announced)
  End of Watch (TV Series) (1 episode) (announced)
 2020 The Tax Collector (written by)
 2019 The Fast and the Furious: Underground (Short) (based on characters created by)
  Training Day (TV Series) (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by - 13 episodes, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Elegy: Part 2 (2017) ... (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by)
- Elegy (2017) ... (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by)
- Tunnel Vision (2017) ... (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by)
- Sunset (2017) ... (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by)
- Bad Day at Aqua Mesa (2017) ... (based on the screenplay "Training Day" written by)
 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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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Spouse:

Mireya  (filed for divorce)  (4 children)
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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:

He was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. See more »

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His films often involve the LAPD See more »

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