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Tim Burton

Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American filmmaker, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, and eccentric horror and fantasy films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012), and Frankenweenie (2012). He is also known for blockbusters such as the adventure comedy Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), the superhero films Batman (1989) and its first sequel Batman Returns (1992), the sci-fi film Planet of the Apes (2001), the fantasy drama Big Fish (2003), the musical adventure film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010). Burton has often worked with Johnny Depp and Danny Elfman, who has composed scores for all but three of the films Burton has directed. Helena Bonham Carter, Burton's former domestic partner, has appeared in many of his films


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Born:
Aug 25, 1958 In Burbank, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series The Grand Tour 2016-11-18
Known For
Filmography
Series The Grand Tour Himself 2016-11-18
Movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Passenger on an attraction (uncredited) 2016-09-28
Movie The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? Himself 2015-05-01
Movie Live From Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton Unknown 2015-10-30
Movie Karel Zeman: Adventurer in Film Himself 2015-07-01
Movie Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013-05-08
Movie The Batmobile Himself 2012-07-16
Movie Miniatures in Motion: Bringing Frankenweenie to Life Himself 2012-10-14
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan himself 2011-11-27
Movie Christopher Lee - Gentleman des Grauens Himself 2010-10-31
Movie Waking Sleeping Beauty Himself 2009-09-05
Movie Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight Himself 2005-10-18
Movie Mario Bava: Operazione paura Himself 2004-04-30
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Himself 2001-12-23
Movie Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre Himself 2000-01-01
Series Twice in a Lifetime Unknown 1999-08-25
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Movie Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos Himself 1994-08-16
Movie Conversations with Vincent Himself 1994-02-24
Movie The Making of Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' Himself 1994-12-12
Movie The Making of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Himself 1993-10-03
Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas Zero (voice) 1993-10-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin Himself 1992-06-01
Movie Singles Brian 1992-09-18
Movie Hoffa Corpse (uncredited) 1992-12-25
Movie Luau The Supreme Being / Mortie 1982-01-01
Movie Doctor of Doom Don Carlo 1979-01-01
Movie The Muppet Movie 1979-05-31
Movie The Island of Doctor Agor Doctor Agor 1971-01-01
Series The Academy Awards Tim Burton 1953-03-18