David Yates

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David Yates
David Yates by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Yates at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1963-10-08) 8 October 1963 (age 57)
Alma materUniversity of Essex
OccupationFilmmaker
Years active1988–present
Notable work
Wizarding World franchise
Spouse(s)Yvonne Walcott

David Yates (born 8 October 1963) is an English movie director. He is best known for directing the last four movies in the Harry Potter series.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Andrew Pulver. "The Wizard Behind the Camera". DGA Quarterly, Directors Guild of America. Retrieved 4 March 2011.
  2. "BAFTA Honors John Lasseter and David Yates 11/30". Broadway World (Los Angeles). 28 June 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2011. The worldwide success of Mr. Lasseter for Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Mr. Yates's contribution to the final four parts of the 'Harry Potter' franchise makes them global wizards in their own right, and are delighted to honor these remarkable filmmakers with this year's Britannia Award.