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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 Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Trainspotting (1996) and 127 Hours (2010). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 80 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Slumdog Millionaire
(2008)
Trainspotting
Trainspotting Director
(1996)
127 Hours
127 Hours Director
(2010)
28 Days Later...
28 Days Later... Director
(2002)

Filmography

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 2018 Trust (TV Series) (3 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.3 (2018)
- Episode #1.2 (2018)
- Episode #1.1 (2018)
 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 (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 (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (84 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Daniel Boyle

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I want my films to be life-affirming, even a film like Trainspotting (1996), which is very dark in many ways. I want people to leave the cinema feeling that something's been confirmed for them about life. See more »

Trivia:

He was originally going to direct Our Friends in the North (1996), but decided to focus on his film career. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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