|Years active 1989–present|
Education University of Toronto
|Role Television screenwriter|
Name Graham Yost
Siblings Christopher Yost
|Full Name Graham John Yost|
Born September 5, 1959 (age 56) (1959-09-05) Etobicoke, Ontario
Occupation Screenwriter, television producer, television director, actor.
Books Spy-Tech, Back problems, The CIA, Vitamins and Minerals, Wild Bill and the Intrepid
Movies and TV shows Justified, Speed, Boomtown, Broken Arrow, Speed 2: Cruise Control
Similar People Joe Weisberg, El Leonard, Joelle Carter, Timothy Olyphant, Walton Goggins
Parents Ragnhild Melby, Elwy Yost
Interview with graham yost justified fx the pacific hbo speed broken arrow
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.
- Interview with graham yost justified fx the pacific hbo speed broken arrow
- Awards and nominations
- Future projects
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. Yost is the creator and executive producer of the FX series Justified, and an executive producer on the FX show The Americans.
Born in Etobicoke, he graduated from the University of Toronto Schools and Trinity College at the University of Toronto. 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.
Awards and nominations
Yost won Emmy awards for his involvement in the mini-series From the Earth to the Moon and The Pacific. He also won a Golden Globe for his work on HBO miniseries, Band of Brothers, for which he was one of the writers.
In May 2014 it was reported that Yost is developing a project for WGN America. Based on an upcoming Alex Kershaw novel, "Avenue of Spies," it is set in Nazi-occupied Paris at the start of World War II.