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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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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Feature audio commentary for the film "28 Days Later..." with Alex Garland. 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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[on Steve Jobs (2015)] - I learned more about film acting. Especially these two [Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet]. A lot of it is their mental preparation. And it's not about slavishly learning lines, though in this case it was, because of the nature of it. But the execution of it is simple, in a way. They just step into it. It was extraordinary. There's no demarcation: 'Stop that fun, ... See more »

Trivia:

A fair chunk of his movies' titles are based around numbers: 28 Days Later... (2002), 127 Hours (2010), Millions (2004), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), and if you're cheating a bit, T2 Trainspotting (2017). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with screenwriter 'John Hodge' See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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