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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 & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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  Beetlejuice 2 (executive producer) (announced)
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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)
 1994 Ed Wood (producer)
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 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
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 1982 Luau (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

He did the series of short animated flash films for shock wave.com named The World of Stainboy (2000). 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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Personal Quote:

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:

After seeing his performance as 'Big Boy' Caprice in Dick Tracy (1990), he always kept Al Pacino in mind to cast as a villain in a future "Batman" installment. However, after Batman Returns (1992), Burton moved on from the franchise. See more »

Trademark:

His antagonists are often coldly superior, brutal and thuggish but avoid getting noticed by other characters See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo