Danny Boyle


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Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, England as Daniel Francis 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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 83 wins & 84 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

127 Hours Director
(2010)
28 Days Later... Director
(2002)
(2008)
Shallow Grave Director
(1994)

Filmography

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 2019/III Yesterday
 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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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 »

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

Alternate Names:

Danny

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

That's what's wonderful about actors sometimes, is that's who we watch on the screen... Some of us are interested in directors, but really the vast majority of us are interested in actors. You experience the films through the actors, so they're all locked into your imagination in some kind of layer of fantasy or hatred or wherever they settle into your imagination. They make much better fodder ... See more »

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In 2010, The Tablet named Boyle one of Britain's most influential Roman Catholics. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses Ewan McGregor See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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