Danny Boyle biography

Danny Boyle

Film director

1956 –

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Who is Danny Boyle?

Danny Boyle is an English film director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films such as Slumdog Millionaire, Shallow Grave, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and Trainspotting. Boyle won numerous awards for his 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire, including the Academy Award for Best Director. Boyle was presented with the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at the 2008 Austin Film Festival, where he also introduced that year's AFF Audience Award Winner Slumdog Millionaire. In 2012, Boyle was the Artistic Director for Isles of Wonder, the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. He was subsequently offered a knighthood as part of the New Year Honours List, but declined. In 2014, it was announced that Boyle would become a patron of HOME in Manchester.

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Born
Oct 20, 1956
Radcliffe
Also known as
  • Daniel Boyle
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • English people
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Thornleigh Salesian College
  • Bangor University

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on July 23, 2013

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