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Danny Boyle

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Daniel Francis Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director and producer. He is known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting and its sequel T2 Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Steve Jobs and Yesterday. Boyle's debut film Shallow Grave won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Danny Boyle has received more than 6,053,816 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Danny Boyle is the 180th most popular film director (down from 179th in 2019), the 789th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 791st in 2019) and the 12th most popular British Film Director.

Danny Boyle is most famous for his films Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Trainspotting.

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  • 6.1M

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  • 61.06

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  • 67

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  • 5.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Danny Boyle ranks 180 out of 1,581Before him are Robert Aldrich, Peter Weir, Don Siegel, G. W. Pabst, Guy Ritchie, and Dino Risi. After him are Alice Guy-Blaché, Francesco Rosi, Giuseppe Tornatore, James Ivory, Michael Cacoyannis, and Ivan Reitman.

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Among people born in 1956, Danny Boyle ranks 28Before him are Ingemar Stenmark, Judith Butler, Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, Kim Cattrall, and Imelda Staunton. After him are Giuseppe Tornatore, Joe Satriani, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Geena Davis, Dalia Grybauskaitė, and Marc Dutroux.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Danny Boyle ranks 789 out of 7,765Before him are John Gielgud (1904), Guy Ritchie (1968), John William Polidori (1795), Saint Malachy (1094), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), and Alan Hodgkin (1914). After him are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), Matt Busby (1909), John Ray (1627), Richard Stone (1913), Stephen Gray (1666), and Archibald Hill (1886).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Danny Boyle ranks 12Before him are David Lean (1908), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Brook (1925), Peter Greenaway (1942), and Guy Ritchie (1968). After him are Tony Richardson (1928), Mike Newell (1942), Stephen Frears (1941), David Hamilton (1933), John Schlesinger (1926), and Frank Lloyd (1886).