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Danny Boyle


Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Manchester, England as Daniel Boyle. He is a director, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Trainspotting (1996) and 127 Hours (2010). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 78 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Babylon (TV Series)
 2013/I Trance
 2011 National Theatre Live (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Frankenstein (2011)
 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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Feature audio commentary for the film "28 Days Later..." with Alex Garland. See more »

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10 Interviews | 21 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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[on The Beach (2000)] Leo [DiCaprio] is an amazing movie star because he's very director-oriented. When he commits to a project he just goes, "We do whatever this guy wants," and that's it. It's amazing how he has supported Scorsese and re-birthed Scorsese, if you like. That is a great definition of a movie star. That's what he's like. He's a fantastic guy. He wants to have a big relationship ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Often uses electronic music in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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