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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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Directed TV commercial for Hollywood chewing-gum (France) in 1998, where a modern Snow White appears nude to a digital-made garden dwarf. 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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5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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[Becoming a movie director] "There was one moment, and it happened in school. I had a big final exam--we were supposed to write a 20-page report on this book about Houdini [Harry Houdini]. I probably would have loved reading it, but I didn't, so I just decided to make a little super-8 movie based on it. I tied myself to the railroad tracks and all that. I mean, this is kid stuff, but it impressed... See more »

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Was at one point attached to direct 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events' (2004). See more »

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Often shows scarecrows in his movies See more »

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