Born: Oct 20, 1956 AD
Currently alive, at 56 years of age.
Categories: Film Director
1956 - Born in Radcliffe, Lancashire on the 20th of October.
1980 - Boyle started working in television as a producer for BBC Northern Ireland, where he produced, amongst other TV films, Alan Clarke's controversial Elephant before becoming a director on shows such as Arise And Go Now, Not Even God Is Wise Enough, For The Greater Good.
1982 - He was Artistic Director.
1985-1987 - Deputy Director.
1944 - Shallow Grave.
1996 - Trainspotting.
1997 - A Life Less Ordinary.
2000 - The Beach.
2001 - Boyle directed two TV movies for the BBC, Vacuuming Completely Nude In Paradise and Strumpet.
2004 - Boyle directed the Frank Cottrell Boyce scripted Millions. His science-fiction film Sunshine, starring 28 Days Later star Cillian Murphy was released in 2007.
2007 - He is also Producer on the sequel to 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, which was released on the 11th of May.
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