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Peter Yates

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Biography

Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK
Having seen Robbery (1967) and Bullitt (1968), it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, gaining his first experience as an actor with local repertory companies. In the early 1950's, he worked as a dubbing assistant, cutter, stage manager and theatre director (Royal Court), eventually graduating to assistant director on The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958). Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Picture & Best Director

The 52nd Annual Academy Awards 1980

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 2011

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Character: Himself

Clapper Board 1972

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Character: Himself

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