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Peter Yates
Peter James Yates

24 July 1929(1929-07-24)
Died9 January 2011(2011-01-09) (aged 81)
London, England
OccupationFilm director, producer
Years active1958–2010
TelevisionThe Saint
Danger Man
Spouse(s)Virginia Pope
(m. 1960–2011) «start: (1960)–end+1: (2012)»"Marriage: Virginia Pope
to Peter Yates
ChildrenSon and daughter
Parent(s)Robert and Constance Yates

Peter Yates (24 July 1929[1] – 9 January 2011) was an English movie director and producer. He was born in Aldershot, Hampshire.[2] He was nominated for the Academy Award for the movies Breaking Away and The Dresser. He was also nominated several time for BAFTA Awards. One of his best-known movies is Bullitt (1968), starring Steve McQueen.[3] Yates died in London on 9 January 2011. He was 81 years old.[1][4]

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