David Yates Overview

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Born: November 30, 1963

When David Yates won an Empire Award as Best Director for the blockbuster Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, his only other feature film to date had been The Tichborne Claimant (1998), starring Stephen Fry and John Gielgud. However, Yates had won many awards for his television work, including his first BAFTA TV Award for the BBC miniseries The Way We Live Now, a period drama starring Matthew Macfadyen and Miranda Otto. In 2003, he directed the drama series State of Play, for which he... See All

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