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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 Shallow Grave (1994). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 82 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

127 Hours
127 Hours Director
(2010)
28 Days Later...
28 Days Later... Director
(2002)
Shallow Grave
Shallow Grave Director
(1994)
Trainspotting
Trainspotting Director
(1996)

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 (13 credits)
Show Show Self (84 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 | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Boyle | Danny

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on 127 Hours (2010)] - This is a film about how precious life is. And it's only precious because of other people. It's not precious in itself, which is what we sometimes think - we think the will to survive is an individualistic thing. ... But it's actually connected to other people. And that's what the life essence is really about - it's always about other people, even in the loneliest places. See more »

Trivia:

He was considered to direct Alien: Resurrection (1997), but chose to direct A Life Less Ordinary (1997) instead. See more »

Trademark:

Scotland - Often uses places, characters, actors or references to and relating to Scotland See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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