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

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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Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (89 credits)
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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:

Daniel Boyle | Danny

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on A Life Less Ordinary (1997)] - Originally the script was set in France and Scotland, and we moved it, foolishly as it turned out, to Utah and Los Angeles. I've always wanted to make popular movies and make the films appeal, and if you're going to do that, you're going to have to, at some point, embrace America. I think we should have made the film more extreme. The original script was ... See more »

Trivia:

Studied English and Drama at University College of North Wales (now Bangor University). See more »

Trademark:

Bright, colorful landscapes See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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