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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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Other Works:

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 | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

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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He has an interest in clowns, and his films will often include them or make reference to them. See more »

Trademark:

Most his films tend to be either dark or colorful, and sometimes contain scenes of both. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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