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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 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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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:

[2017 interview, on The Beach (2000)] It is a brilliant idea from Alex Garland's novel, and I don't think I made the best job of it as a director that I could have done - I'd make a much better film of it now. I was rather overawed by the money and the way the film was set up - it was huge and not really suited to what I've learned I'm better at. I love scale and I love films that will play for ... See more »

Trivia:

He was asked to direct Fight Club (1999), but he was busy with The Beach (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Known for being extremely versatile and working in a variety of different genres See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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