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Years active  1989–present
Education  University of Toronto

Role  Television screenwriter
Name  Graham Yost
Siblings  Christopher Yost
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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

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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.


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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.

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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.

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  • Hey Dude (1989–1991) TV series (writer)
  • Herman's Head (1991) TV series (unknown episodes)
  • The Powers That Be (4 episodes, 1992–1993)
  • Speed (1994/I) (writer)
  • Broken Arrow (1996) (written by)
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) (characters)
  • Firestorm (1998) (rewrite)
  • Hard Rain (1998) (written by)
  • From the Earth to the Moon (1998) TV miniseries (segments 2, 6)
  • Challenger (2000) (writer)
  • Mission to Mars (2000) (screenplay)
  • Planet of the Apes (2001) (uncredited co-writing)
  • Band of Brothers (episodes "Points" and "The Breaking Point", 2001)
  • The Last Castle (2001) (screenplay)
  • Young Arthur (2002) (TV) (writer)
  • Boomtown (24 episodes, 2002–2003)
  • Summerland (episode "Skipping School", 2004)
  • Sixty Minute Man (2006) (TV) (writer)
  • Raines (7 episodes, 2007)
  • The Pacific (Series co-executive producer; "Part Four" Director and co-writer with Robert Schenkkan, 2010)
  • Justified (Series creator; episodes "Fire in the Hole" and "Riverbrook", 2010)
  • Falling Skies (Executive Producer, 2011)
  • The Americans (executive producer, 2013)
  • Sneaky Pete (executive producer, 2016)
  • Awards and nominations

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    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.

    Future projects

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    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.


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