David Yates: Family, Wife, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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David Yates is a British filmmaker who has directed various short films, full-length films, and television productions. He is best known for his direction in the Harry Potter series. His notable work on the series got him commercial success and critical acclaim along with accolades. Some of them being the British Academy Britannia Award for Excellence in Direction. Some of his subsequent projects are documentary and adult drama, “Sex Traffic” (2004), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and the sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018).

Career Highlights

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In 1988, Yates made a debut with the film, When I Was a Girl in Swindon. The film was shown at the San Francisco International Film Festival as a short film. In 1991, BBC hired him to direct a drama film titled Oranges and Lemons. His next short film, Good Looks, was showcased at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Family and Personal Life

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Talking about his personal life, Yates is married to Yvonne Walcott. She is the aunt of Theo Walcott, who is an Arsenal football player. The couple does not have any child. Yates has always preferred to work slowly and shoot several takes to get the best performance level out of the cast. Famous directors influenced Yates in the American film industry as David Lean, Ken Loach, and Steven Spielberg. Yates’s work style is characterized by political and social themes, practicality, atmospheric drama, and character-driven stories.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameYvonne Walcott
Children/KidsNo
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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Full/Real NameDavid Yates
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)58 years
Date of BirthOctober 8, 1963
Place of BirthSt Helens, Lancashire, England
NationalityBritish
Height1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight75 kg, 165.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$25 million
OccupationFilmmaker

Height, Weight, and Age

David Yates' height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Boasting a weight of 75 kg. Being born on October 8, 1963, translates to an age of 58 years as of todays date (August 20, 2022).

Quotes

I like to create an atmosphere where actors feel safe enough to take risks.

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I love ‘The Stand;’ I read it when I was a kid – it was one of my favorite books when I was growing up. I love Stephen King; I think he’s a remarkable writer.

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In an ideal world, I’d bounce between big projects and no-budget TV dramas with fantastic scripts.

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You never want to be the director who dropped the ball, you know?

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Personally, I read a lot of scripts.

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