David Ayer

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Actor | * 01/18/1968 (52) | Champaign, Illinois, USA
David Ayer (born January 18, 1968) is an American filmmaker, best known for making crime films based in Los Angeles and which deal with gangs and police corruption. His screenplays include Training Day (2001), The Fast and the Furious (2001), and S.W.A.T. (2003). He has also directed Harsh Times (2005), Street Kings (2008), End of Watch (2012), and Sabotage (2014). In 2016, he directed the superhero film Suicide Squad from the DC Extended Universe, and then the urban fantasy film Bright (2017) for Netflix ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Crime | Thriller

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Movies with David Ayer as Actor(5)

as NLR member in County Jail (uncredited)2008 Street Kings
as First Russian Hitman (uncredited)2001 Training Day

Movies with David Ayer as Crew(38)

Production/Producer2020 Gotham City Sirens
Directing/Director2020 Six Years
Production/Producer2020 Six Years
Writing/Writer2020 Six Years
Writing/Screenplay2020 The Dirty Dozen
Directing/Director2020 The Dirty Dozen
Production/Producer2020 The Dirty Dozen
Directing/Director2020 Bright 2
Writing/Writer2020 Bright 2
Production/Producer2020 Bright 2
Writing/Screenplay2020 The Tax Collector
Directing/Director2020 The Tax Collector
Directing/Director2019 El-Alamein
Production/Executive Producer2019 Ready for War
Directing/Director2017 Bright
Production/Producer2017 Bright
Directing/Director2016 Suicide Squad
Writing/Writer2016 Suicide Squad
Directing/Director2014 Sabotage
Production/Producer2014 Sabotage
Writing/Writer2014 Sabotage
Directing/Director2014 Fury
Writing/Writer2014 Fury
Production/Producer2014 Fury
Directing/Director2012 End of Watch
Writing/Screenplay2012 End of Watch
Production/Producer2012 End of Watch
Directing/Director2008 Street Kings
Directing/Director2005 Harsh Times
Production/Producer2005 Harsh Times
Writing/Writer2005 Harsh Times
Writing/Screenplay2003 S.W.A.T.
Writing/Screenplay2002 Dark Blue
Writing/Screenplay2001 Training Day
Production/Co-Producer2001 Training Day
Writing/Screenplay2001 The Fast and the Furious
Writing/Screenplay2000 U-571

TV Shows/Series with David Ayer as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Deputy
Directing/Director2020 Deputy

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: David Ayer
Born: Thursday, 01/18 1968 (January) in Champaign (current age: 52 years + 255 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
David Ayer frequently works together with these people:
Mary Vernieu (9x, Crew)
Margot Robbie (7x, Actress)
Lindsay Graham (7x, Crew)
Geoff Johns (5x, Crew)
Noel Gugliemi (5x, Actor)
Roman Vasyanov (5x, Crew)
Chris Long (5x, Crew)
Kevin Vance (5x, Cast)
Jaime FitzSimons (4x, Actor)
Mike Gunther (4x, Crew)
Will Beall (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4349, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/08/2020