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His early film career was fueled by almost unbelievable good luck, but it's his talent and originality that have kept him at the top of the Hollywood tree. Tim Burton began drawing at an early age, going on to attend the California Institute of the Arts, studying animation after being awarded a fellowship from Disney, for whom he went on to work. ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Big Eyes (producer) (completed)
 2013 Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers (Short) (producer)
 2012 Frankenweenie (producer)
 2009/I 9 (producer)
 2005 Corpse Bride (producer)
 2000 Lost in Oz (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 The World of Stainboy (Short) (producer)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (producer)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (producer)
 1995 Batman Forever (producer)
 1994 Conversations with Vincent (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 Ed Wood (producer)
 1994 Cabin Boy (producer)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
 1993 Family Dog (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Show Dog (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Batman Returns (producer)
 1989-1991 Beetlejuice (TV Series) (executive producer - 94 episodes)
- Not So Peaceful Pines (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Journey to the Centre of the Neitherworld (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Catmandu Got His Tongue (1991) ... (executive producer)
- King BJ (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Relatively Pesty (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (producer)
 1982 Luau (Short) (producer)
 1979 Stalk of the Celery Monster (Short) (producer)
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Directed The Killers music video "Bones" (2006). See more »

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12 Print Biographies | 27 Interviews | 25 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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I've always loved the idea of fairy tales, but somehow I never managed to completely connect with them. What interests me is taking those classic images and themes and trying to contemporize them a bit. I believe folk tales and fairy tales have some sort of psychological foundation that makes that possible. See more »

Trivia:

In October 2001, he began his current relationship with actress Helena Bonham Carter, whom he met while filming Planet of the Apes (2001), and she has appeared in all of his subsequent films. They live in adjoining houses with a hallway that connects the two homes, they have a son, Billy-Ray Burton, born on October 4, 2003, and a girl, Nell Burton, born on December 15, 2007. See more »

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His characters are often friendly and optimistic despite their bleak surroundings See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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