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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 79 wins & 83 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) (1 episode) (filming)
- 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 Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (84 credits)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

11 Interviews | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Boyle

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Slumdog Millionaire (2008)] - You leave India, but it never leaves you. It's an extraordinary place and you learn about yourself as a person and as a filmmaker. It's an incredibly generous place and it's an incredibly contradictory place. And these contradictions are on a viciously extreme scale: the poverty and the wealth, the nuclear status [but] no toilets - half the population of Mumbai ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Often uses Ewan McGregor See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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