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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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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 | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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It is unfortunate that Disney closed down its drawn-animation unit. I find it quite upsetting, because they made a few drawn movies that weren't successful and they went, `Well, that is dead, so we have to go to computers.' They forget that the reason that they have been successful is because Pixar [whose films Disney distributes] makes good movies. Success is the real reason people try to copy ... See more »

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Ranked #6 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People [Issue #100]. See more »

Trademark:

His films often have a Gothic feel to them, often including Christmas and/or Halloween scenes. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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