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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 127 Hours (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008). See full bio »

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28 Days Later...
Tue, Oct 16 5:25 PM EDT on AMC (277)
Trance
Thu, Oct 18 6:00 AM EDT on IFC (082)

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 81 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2018 Trust (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- La Dolce Vita (2018)
- Lone Star (2018)
 2018 Darcey Bussell's New Dance (TV Short) (director: Emancipation of Expressionism)
 2015 Steve Jobs (directed by)
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014)
 2013/I Trance
 2011 Frankenstein
 2010 127 Hours
 2008 Alien Love Triangle (Short)
 2007 Sunshine
 2004 Millions
 2001 Strumpet (TV Movie)
 2000/I The Beach
 1996 Iggy Pop: Lust for Life (Video short)
 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 (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (15 credits)
Show Show Self (87 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Other Works:

He and Max Stafford-Clark directed Edward Bond's plays, "The Pope's Wedding," and "Saved," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Peter Hugo-Daly, Adrian Dunbar, Gerard Horan, Gary Oldman, Lesley Manville, and June Watson in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Boyle | Danny

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:

Was the artistic director of the 2012 Olympic games in London. 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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