Peter Yates

1929 - 2011

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Peter James Yates (24 July 1929 – 9 January 2011) was an English film director and producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Yates has received more than 388,043 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Peter Yates is the 357th most popular film director (up from 358th in 2019), the 1,449th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,489th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Peter Yates ranks 357 out of 1,580Before him are Ub Iwerks, John Guillermin, Samuel Fuller, Marcel Camus, Paolo Sorrentino, and J. Lee Thompson. After him are Louis Delluc, Chantal Akerman, Martin Campbell, Luigi Comencini, Roland Joffé, and Mamoru Oshii.

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Among people born in 1929, Peter Yates ranks 132Before him are Nureddin al-Atassi, Vasily Shukshin, Vic Morrow, Joe Pass, Eva Schloss, and Olga Tass. After him are Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Anne Ramsey, Zeca Afonso, Lee Hazlewood, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, and Jimmy Cobb. Among people deceased in 2011, Peter Yates ranks 92Before him are Vasily Alekseyev, Ferenc Mádl, Raúl Ruiz, Facundo Cabral, Pinetop Perkins, and Sergei Bagapsh. After him are Frans Sammut, Danielle Mitterrand, Ján Popluhár, Roland Petit, Warren Christopher, and Juan María Bordaberry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Yates ranks 1,449 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Filmer (1588), John Hume (1937), Tom Pryce (1949), Michael Ventris (1922), Julian of Norwich (1342), and Alfonso de Portago (1928). After him are Jeremy Corbyn (1949), John Blow (1649), Frederick Delius (1862), Mark Phillips (1948), Thomas Wyatt (1503), and Angus Deaton (1945).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Peter Yates ranks 28Before him are Anthony Minghella (1954), John Boorman (1933), Adrian Lyne (1941), Michael Anderson (1920), John Guillermin (1925), and J. Lee Thompson (1914). After him are Roland Joffé (1945), Mike Leigh (1943), John Badham (1939), Hugh Hudson (1936), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), and David Yates (1963).