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David Ayer

Born in the Midwest, David Ayer moved to South Central, Los Angeles as a teenager. At 18 he joined the United States Navy, where he served in the submarine force. After an honorable discharge, he became a Hollywood screenwriter. David wrote the Academy Award winning film TRAINING DAY. He was also a writer on the hugely successful, THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS, and he co-wrote the World War II submarine saga, U-571. He wrote the critically acclaimed police drama, DARK BLUE and was a writer on the action picture S.W.A.T. for Columbia Pictures, based on the 70's television show. David is currently working on projects for both Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Jerry Weintraub Productions. During the winter of 2005, Dave made his feature directorial debut from his own script with HARSH TIMES.

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David Ayer Facts

OccupationScreenwriter, Director
BirthplaceChampaign, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

Harsh Times
Suicide Squad Extended Cut
End of Watch
Street Kings
Sabotage '14
The Watcher
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