Biography

Graham John Yost (born September 5, 1959) is a Canadian film and television screenwriter. His best-known works are the films Speed, Broken Arrow, and Hard Rain and the TV series Justified. In 2002, he created the widely acclaimed, yet short-lived drama series Boomtown.

He has also written for the television series Herman's Head and Band of Brothers. He also created the short-lived NBC drama Raines. Yost teamed up with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, along with two of his fellow Boomtown writers Michelle Ashford and Larry Andries, to write and direct episodes of the HBO miniseries The Pacific. As of 2010, Yost is the creator and executive producer of the series Justified, which premiered on FX in March 2010.

Born in Etobicoke, he is the son of Canadian television personality Elwy Yost, the longtime host of the public broadcaster TVOntario's Saturday Night at the Movies. He lives in California with his family.

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Graham John Yost (born September 5, 1959) is a Canadian film and television screenwriter. His best-known works are the films Speed, Broken Arrow, and Hard Rain and the TV series Justified. In 2002, he created the widely acclaimed, yet short-lived drama series Boomtown.

He has also written for the television series Herman's Head and Band of Brothers. He also created the short-lived NBC drama Raines. Yost teamed up with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, along with two of his fellow Boomtown writers Michelle Ashford and Larry Andries, to write and direct episodes of the HBO miniseries The Pacific. As of 2010, Yost is the creator and executive producer of the series Justified, which premiered on FX in March 2010.

Born in Etobicoke, he is the son of Canadian television personality Elwy Yost, the longtime host of the public broadcaster TVOntario's Saturday Night at the Movies. He lives in California with his family.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 21

Birthday 1959-09-05

Place of Birth Etobicoke - Ontario

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Sneaky Pete(1 episode)Writer
2011 Falling Skies(1 episode)Writer
2010 Justified(11 episodes)Writer
2010 The PacificWriter
2010 The Pacific(1 episode)Writer
2007 Raines(3 episodes)Writer
2004 Summerland(2 episodes)Writer
2002 Boomtown(4 episodes)Writer
2001 The Last CastleScreenplay
2001 Band of Brothers(2 episodes)Writer
2000 Mission to MarsScreenplay
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(2 episodes)Writer
1998 Hard RainScreenplay
1997 Speed 2: Cruise ControlCharacters
1996 Broken ArrowScreenplay
1994 SpeedScreenplay
1992 The Powers That Be(5 episodes)Writer
1900 The Mighty Eighth(0 episodes)Writer

Production

2013 The Americans(13 episodes)Executive Producer
2011 Falling Skies(46 episodes)Producer
2010 Justified(78 episodes)Executive Producer
2010 Justified(0 episodes)Producer
2010 The Pacific(13 episodes)Producer
2007 Raines(8 episodes)Producer
2002 Boomtown(21 episodes)Producer
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(12 episodes)Supervising Producer
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(13 episodes)Producer
1900 60 Minute Man(1 episode)Producer

Directing

2010 The PacificDirector
2010 The Pacific(1 episode)Director
1998 L.A. Doctors(1 episode)Director
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(1 episode)Director

Creator

2010 JustifiedCreator
2007 RainesCreator
2002 BoomtownCreator

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