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Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), cat-themed gift shop owner, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was especially fond of films with Vincent Price). When he was in ... See full bio »
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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 | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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I'll always remember this image of being in line to see When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970), and all the younger kids were like, 'Dinosaurs are so cool!' and all the older kids were like, 'Oh, man, I hear there's this really hot babe in this movie!' See more »


Was attached to direct the now cancelled 'Superman Lives' film written by 'Kevin Smith'. See more »


Often shows factory assembly line sequences (e.g. Edward Scissorhands (1990), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), 9 (2009)). See more »

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