DANNY BOYLE's first feature, SHALLOW GRAVE, earned him the Alexander Korda
Award for Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs, as well as a host of other accolades including
Best Director at the San Sebastian Film Festival, The Empire Award for Best Director and Best
British Film and the London Critics' Circle Film Award for Best British Newcomer. Boyle's
second feature, TRAINSPOTTING, is one of the highest grossing British films of all time. The
critically acclaimed film won four Empire Awards including Best Director and Best Film and was
nominated for a BAFTA Alexander Korda Award.
In 2002 Boyle made the smash hit horror film 28 DAYS LATER, which earned more
than $80 million worldwide. The film earned Boyle a Saturn Award for Best Horror Film from
the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Boyle's other feature films include MILLIONS starring James Nesbit, Alex Etel and
Lewis McGibbon, THE BEACH, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, A LIFE LESS ORDINARY,
starring Ewan McGregor and Cameron Diaz, and ALIEN LOVE TRIANGLE. His work in
television includes producing Alan Clark's controversial Elephant, and directing Strumpet,
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise and the series Mr. Wroe's Virgins for which he received
a BAFTA nomination.
Boyle's career started in the theatre with Howard Barker's Victory, Howard Brenton's
The Genius and Edward Bond's Saved, which won the Time Out Award. Boyle has also directed
five productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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