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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 16 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Big Eyes (producer) (post-production)
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 2012 Frankenweenie (producer)
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 2005 Corpse Bride (producer)
 2000 The World of Stainboy (Short) (producer)
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 1995 Batman Forever (producer)
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 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
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Directed The Killers music video "Bones" (2006). See more »

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9 Print Biographies | 27 Interviews | 24 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:

Is a big fan of Italian director Mario Bava. He once said he would like to remake Bava's classic Black Sunday (1960) with his former partner Lisa Marie. He also appeared in two documentaries about Bava. See more »

Trademark:

His movies always opens with a personal version of the studio's logo See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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