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 Millionaire. He was in a relationship with Gail ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 84 wins & 87 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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 2022 Pistol (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Track 2: Rotten (2022)
- Track 3: Bodies (2022)
 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
 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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Show Show Self (108 credits)
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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 | 22 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Danny

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Parents:

Annie Boyle | Frank Boyle
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Did You Know?

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:

Was in a relationship with casting director Gail Stevens (1983-2003). They had 3 children together: Caitlin Boyle (b. 1985), Gabriel Boyle (b. 1989), and Grace Boyle (b. 1991). See more »

Trademark:

The opening shot is usually a shot from the middle of the movie See more »

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