Tim Burton

American Actor Tim Burton

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Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland, his most recent film, that was the second highest-grossing film of 2010 as well as the sixth highest-grossing film of all time. Among Burton's many collaborators are Johnny Depp, who became a close friend since their film together, musician Danny Elfman (who has composed for all but five of the films Burton has directed and/or produced) and domestic partner Helena Bonham Carter. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009. Burton has directed 14 films as of 2010, and has produced 10 as of 2009. His next films are a film adaptation of soap opera Dark Shadows, which is slated to begin production in January 2011 and a remake of his short Frankenweenie, which will be released on October 5, 2012.

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Age 61
Burbank, California, USA
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 Dumbo United Kingdom, United States Director 7.00
2012 Frankenweenie United States Director 0.00
2012 Dark Shadows Australia, United States Director 0.00
2010 Alice in Wonderland United States Director 0.00
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street United Kingdom, United States Director 0.00
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Australia, United Kingdom, United States Director 0.00
2003 Big Fish United States Director 0.00
1999 Sleepy Hollow Germany, United States Director 0.00
1994 Ed Wood United States Director 0.00
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas United States Writer 0.00
1990 Edward Scissorhands United States Writer, Director 0.00
1988 Beetlejuice United States Director 0.00
1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure United States Director 0.00
0 Beetlejuice 2 Director 0.00

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