David Ayer


18 Jan 1968


Champaign, Illinois, USA


David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, California, where his experiences in South Central Los Angeles became the inspiration for many of his films. Ayer then enlisted in the United States Navy as a submariner.

Actor ( 10 credits )

Random Pop (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Street Kings (2008) NLR member in County Jail (uncredited)
Reel Junkie (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Himself (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Training Day (2001) First Russian Hitman (uncredited)
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2008)
Días de cine (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself - Director, Fury (1 episode, 2014)
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)

Producer ( 5 credits )

Fury (2014) producer
Sabotage (2014) producer
End of Watch (2012) producer
Harsh Times (2005) producer
Training Day (2001) co-producer

Writer ( 10 credits )

Suicide Squad (2016) (written by)
Fury (2014) (screenplay)
Sabotage (2014) (written by)
End of Watch (2012) (written by)
Harsh Times (2005) (written by)
S.W.A.T. (2003) (story)
Dark Blue (2002)
Training Day (2001) (written by)
The Fast and the Furious (2001) (screenplay) and
U-571 (2000) (screenplay) and

Director ( 7 credits )

Bright (2017)
Suicide Squad (2016)
Fury (2014)
Sabotage (2014)
End of Watch (2012)
Street Kings (2008)
Harsh Times (2005)

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