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Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, 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... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Edward Scissorhands
(1990)
Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride Producer
(2005)
Batman Returns
Batman Returns Producer
(1992)
Ed Wood
Ed Wood Producer
(1994)

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Other Works:

He shot a series of photographs featuring Lisa Marie, for the "Horror" issue of BIG magazine. See more »

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13 Print Biographies | 27 Interviews | 28 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've always been misrepresented. You know, I could dress in a clown costume and laugh with the happy people but they'd still say I'm a dark personality. See more »

Trivia:

He owns some "Big Eyes" paintings by Margaret Keane. One of them depicts Helena Bonham Carter with their son Billy Burton and as a surprise Margaret drew Tim's face in the clouds, according to the book "Big Eyes: The Film, The Art". 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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