Danny Boyle
Boyle Danny 2009
Boyle at the 81st Academy Awards
3 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born October 20, 1956
Radcliffe, Lancashire, England

Danny Boyle is a British film director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films such as Trainspotting (1996), 28 Days Later... (2002), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), and 127 Hours (2010). 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. 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.


81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best DirectorSlumdog Millionaire


81st Academy Awards, 2008
Best DirectorSlumdog Millionaire
83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best Adapted Screenplay127 Hours (shared with Simon Beaufoy)
Best Picture127 Hours (shared with Christian Colson and John Smithson)


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