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Danny Boyle


Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Manchester, England as Daniel Boyle. He is a director and writer, known for 127 Hours (2010), Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Trainspotting (1996). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 79 wins & 80 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

127 Hours
127 Hours Director
(2010)
Slumdog Millionaire
(2008)
Trainspotting
Trainspotting Director
(1996)
28 Days Later...
28 Days Later... Director
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Trust (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2015 Steve Jobs
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014)
 2013/I Trance
 2011 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
 2010 127 Hours
 2008 Alien Love Triangle (Short)
 2007 Sunshine
 2004 Millions
 2001 Strumpet (TV Movie)
 2000/I The Beach
 1996 Trainspotting
 1994 Shallow Grave
 1989-1993 Screenplay (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Arise and Go Now (1991)
- The Hen House (1989)
 1993 Mr. Wroe's Virgins (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Hannah's Story (1993)
- Joanna's Story (1993)
- Leah's Story (1993)
 1990-1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1991 For the Greater Good (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Minister (1991)
- Mandarin (1991)
- Member (1991)
 1989 Monkeys (TV Movie)
 1989 The Nightwatch (TV Movie)
 1987 Scout (TV Movie)
 1987 The Venus de Milo Instead (TV Movie)
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Show Show Self (87 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film "28 Days Later..." with Alex Garland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Boyle

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

Apocalypse Now (1979) fueled my obsession with experiences in the cinema, really, of trying to create. There are risks attached to it. You're trying to stretch things, but you are also fundamentally committed to getting as many people to see it is as possible. See more »

Trivia:

He was asked to direct 8 Mile (2002), but he was busy with 28 Days Later... (2002). See more »

Trademark:

Effective use of music editing See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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