Daniel Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is a British movie director and producer. He was born in Radcliffe, Lancashire into a working-class Irish Catholic family.
Boyle's movies include Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, A Life Less Ordinary, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Millions, 28 Weeks Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours.
Boyle won BAFTA Awards for Shallow Grave, Trainspotting and Slumdog, Academy Awards for Slumdog Millionaire and Golden Globe Awards for Slumdog.
Boyle will be directing the 2018 television series Trust based on the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, the grandson of J. Paul Getty.