Unlimited Access. Try it Today! Your First 10 Days Always $0.99

Entertainment

Entertainment

Peter Yates

The British director earned Academy Award nominations for "Breaking Away" and "The Dresser." "Bullitt" was Yates' American directing debut. It starred Steve McQueen as a detective and featured a memorable car chase on the streets of San Francisco with McQueen at the wheel of a Mustang. He was 81. Full obituary Notable film and television deaths of 2010 Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times
Loading

55°