Yewdall, David

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Yewdall, David Gender: M
David Lewis Yewdall
born on 30 October 1950 at 20:23 (= 8:23 PM )
Place Springfield, Missouri, 37n13, 93w18
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°06' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°08 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 00°28'


American production sound mixer who worked with Roger Corman on Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and as the co-supervising sound editor on Talvisota (1989). He published a book about the profession in 2007, Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, which was called a "must-read for all students of film."

In 1988 Yewdall was nominated for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special" for his work on The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story.

In 1996, he became a member of the board of NightPro Technologies Inc (NTI), a sound production company from Provo, Utah. He taught editing and sound at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts until June 2016. Yewdall died on 4 July 2017 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from pancreatic cancer, aged 66.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Disease 4 July 2017 (Pancreatic cancer, age 66)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth news, Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri), 3 November 1950, page 17, born at Burge hospital.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Pancreatic)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Pancreatic cancer)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Production jobs (Sound mixer)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction