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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 23 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Wrote book of short stories "The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories". 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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[on Michelle Pfeiffer as Selina Kyle/Catwoman in "Batman Returns"] I don't really go back and look at the movies but her performance in that was one of my favorite performances of anything by anyone in any movie that I've worked on. It was just the best. Really, I'll never forget her in that... I just have all these memories of her - letting a live bird fly out of her mouth and learning to use ... See more »

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Used the song "It's Not Unusual", performed by Tom Jones, in Edward Scissorhands (1990) and then in Mars Attacks! (1996). See more »

Trademark:

Extremely dark Gothic atmosphere in buildings and set design See more »

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Virgo

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