Danny Boyle

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Daniel Francis Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is a British 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 5,455,257 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Danny Boyle is the 179th most popular film director (up from 211th in 2019), the 791st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 918th 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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  • 67

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  • 5.31

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  • 4.82

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Among film directors, Danny Boyle ranks 179 out of 1,580Before him are Francesco Rosi, Jesús Franco, Joris Ivens, Bille August, Peter Weir, and Sergei Bondarchuk. After him are Masaki Kobayashi, Shohei Imamura, Guillermo del Toro, Jean Negulesco, Richard Donner, and Max Ophüls.

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Among people born in 1956, Danny Boyle ranks 29Before him are Judith Butler, William Fichtner, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, and Geena Davis. After him are Ian Curtis, Joe Satriani, Eric Roberts, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anthony Bourdain, and Leslie Cheung.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Danny Boyle ranks 791 out of 6,924Before him are William Penn (1645), John Major (1943), P. D. James (1920), Rosamunde Pilcher (1924), Honor Blackman (1925), and Henry Tingle Wilde (1872). After him are Thomas Mun (1571), Ian Curtis (1956), Tilda Swinton (1960), Tom Hardy (1977), Patrick Blackett (1897), and David McCallum (1933).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Danny Boyle ranks 12Before him are David Lean (1908), Peter Brook (1925), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), and Guy Ritchie (1968). After him are Tony Richardson (1928), John Schlesinger (1926), Stephen Frears (1941), David Hamilton (1933), Mike Newell (1942), and Sam Mendes (1965).