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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 producer, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Trainspotting (1996) and 127 Hours (2010). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 80 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Steve Jobs (filming)
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014)
 2013/I Trance
 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 Writer (2 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (69 credits)
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Feature audio commentary for the film "28 Days Later..." with Alex Garland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 21 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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[on Sunshine (2007)] It's very disappointing we didn't get more people in to see it. It's strange, though. I've had people pass me and say, "I saw Sunshine and really liked that." We tried to make it for very little money, but we tried to make a big film. I love that ambition. I think it was probably too close to the films that inspired it. I did say this at the time - with space movies, it's a ... See more »

Trivia:

Directed one Oscar nominated performance: James Franco in 127 Hours (2010). See more »

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The opening shot is usually a shot from the middle of the movie See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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