Danny Boyle


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Daniel Francis Boyle is a British filmmaker, producer and writer from Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. He is known for directing 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, Trainspotting, T2 Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Millions, Shallow Grave, The Beach, Yesterday and Steve Jobs. He won many awards for Slumdog Milliomaire. He was in a relationship with Gail ... See full bio »

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Trainspotting
Thu, Jan 20 2:35 AM PST on SHO2 (552)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 83 wins & 86 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 Movie) (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 (Music Video)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film "28 Days Later..." with Alex Garland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Danny

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Parents:

Boyle, Annie | Boyle, Frank
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Personal Quote:

[on Sunshine (2007)] - You go into it, you think, 'It's funny, most directors only ever seem to make one space movie. I wonder why that is.' And then you make one and you know why: They are merciless, the demands on you. More than any other genre, it's really narrow. Your options as a storyteller are incredibly limited, plus the fact you've got these technical limitations you've got to get right,... See more »

Trivia:

He was asked to direct The Full Monty (1997), but he turned it down, as he didn't find the story interesting. 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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