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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 469,384 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Yates is the 508th most popular film director (down from 357th in 2019), the 1,930th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,448th in 2019) and the 36th most popular British Film Director.

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Among film directors, Peter Yates ranks 508 out of 1,581Before him are Chuck Lorre, George P. Cosmatos, Grigori Aleksandrov, Paul Thomas Anderson, Glauber Rocha, and Moshé Mizrahi. After him are John Badham, Lee Chang-dong, Im Kwon-taek, Tom Holland, Mamoru Hosoda, and Yoji Yamada.

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Among people born in 1929, Peter Yates ranks 181Before him are Gaston Glock, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, James Hong, Andre Gunder Frank, Rafael Eitan, and Nargis. After him are Aleksandra Pakhmutova, Benny Golson, Gastone Moschin, Prince Andrew of Yugoslavia, Giacomo Capuzzi, and David Doyle. Among people deceased in 2011, Peter Yates ranks 124Before him are Jackie Cooper, Nikolai Andrianov, Kurt Sanderling, Lazar Mojsov, Édouard Glissant, and Anne McCaffrey. After him are Loriot, Jesús María Pereda, Clarence Clemons, Randy Savage, Farley Granger, and María Elena Walsh.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Yates ranks 1,930 out of 7,765Before him are Arthur Young (1741), Eglantyne Jebb (1876), Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776), Douglas Mawson (1882), Aelred of Rievaulx (1110), and Josephine Butler (1828). After him are Mary Astell (1666), John Badham (1939), Martin Rees (1942), Thom Yorke (1968), Robert Fortune (1812), and Adele (1988).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Peter Yates ranks 36Before him are Mike Leigh (1943), J. Lee Thompson (1914), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), Roland Joffé (1945), Nicolas Roeg (1928), and David Byrne (1952). After him are John Badham (1939), Anthony Asquith (1902), Michael Powell (1905), Paul Greengrass (1955), Ken Annakin (1914), and John Glen (1932).