David Yates

Highest Rated:
96% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (2011)
Lowest Rated:
70% Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
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St. Helens, Merseyside, England, UK
He worked at cre8 studios in Regent Circus in Swindon as a facilitator.He trained as a director at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield.His favorite directors are David Lean, Ken Loach and Martin Scorsese.Is one of only two directors to helm more than one Harry Potter film, the…



Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2016
70% Dolphin Tale 2
  • Party Guest
$15.9M 2014
96% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
  • Director
$381.0M 2011
78% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
  • Director
$295.0M 2010
84% Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Director
$301.9M 2009
79% Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Director
$292.0M 2007
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix: The IMAX Experience
  • Director
-- 2007
The Girl in the Café (The Girl in the Cafe)
  • Director
-- 2005
Sex Traffic
  • Director
-- 2004
The Young Visiters
  • Director
-- 2003
Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now
  • Director
-- 2001
Tichborne Claimant
  • Director
-- 1998
The Colditz Story
  • Dick
-- 1955
The Constant Husband (Marriage a la Mode)
  • Detective
-- 1955


Rating Title Credit Year
60% Tyrant
  • Director

David Yates Trivia

Prior to being chosen to helm the final four installments of the series, Yates directed a number of Harry Potter actors throughout his TV career on The Tichborne Claimant back in 1998. These actors include Jim Broadbent, Shirley Henderson, Robert Hardy, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy, Andy Linden and David Bradley. Yates has a cameo in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" as a wizard in a moving portrait situated on the grand staircase near the end of the film. David Yates is one of the "3 Davids" alongside David Heyman and David Barron, the producers of Harry Potter. They are set to collaborate on future projects. Yates is a graduate of Georgetown University, acclaimed author of "Harry, A History," and a leading figure of The Leaky Cauldron.
- submitted by Larry J (3 years ago)

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