Birthday: 20-10-1956
Age: 62
Star sign: Scorpio

Danny Boyle is a British film producer, director, and screenwriter. His some of the very famous work include - Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs, etc. He was born on the 20th day of October 1956 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. He was brought up in a Catholic family. He was an altar boy for eight years. He later studied in Bolton at the Thornleigh Salesian College. He studied English and drama at the Bangor University.

After schooling, he started his career as a director of the Joint Stock Theatre Company. He has also directed five productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company. One of his major works at the theatre was The Children’s Monologs in the year 2010. He was the Director for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics. He has also worked as the producer for the BBC Northern Ireland in television.

Boyle had an immense love for movies. The first movie he watched was the Apocalypse Now. That film affected him very much. His debut movie as a director was Shallow Grave. That film earned many fortunes in the year 1995 and taking the lead; he produced Trainspotting. These two movies directed by him made his career; critics claimed that he has changed the era of the British Cinema. Then he went for a big leap to the Hollywood. He directed The Beach starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Then he teamed up with author Alex Garland to make the horror thriller 28 Days Later. He has also directed some short films.

In the year 2008, Boyle directed Slumdog Millionaire. It was his biggest achievement till date. The movie shows the life of a slum boy who ends up winning millions on a television show. The shooting of the film was done in the city of Bombay. The film shows how one’s life experience can win millions. The film also moves around the love story of the slum boy, and how he gets his love of life after winning millions. That movie won many hearts worldwide. Slumdog Millionaire has won eight Oscars. Danny won the Best Director Academy Award.

His next project was 127 Hours in the year 2010. It is the true story of an American sports hiker, Aron Ralston. The movie shows that he was hiking alone in the Utah desert, and he got his hands damaged. Being helpless chopped his arm with a knife to survive. James Franco did an amazing performance portraying Ralston. He will also be directing sequel of some of his films. His one the most loved production was the biopic of Steve Jobs. The movie was a hit worldwide.