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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 18 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Through the Looking Glass (producer) (filming)
 2014 Big Eyes (producer) (completed)
 2013 Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers (Short) (producer)
 2012 Frankenweenie (producer)
 2009/I 9 (producer)
 2005 Corpse Bride (producer)
 2000 The World of Stainboy (Short) (producer)
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 1996 James and the Giant Peach (producer)
 1995 Batman Forever (producer)
 1994 Ed Wood (producer)
 1994 Cabin Boy (producer)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
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 1982 Luau (Short) (producer)
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TV commercial for Timex starring Lisa Marie (2000). See more »

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9 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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All these kinds of stories, whether it be The Wizard of Oz (1939) or Alice in Wonderland (2010), are an internal journey. I think that's a fairly universal concept. These characters represent things inside the human psyche. I think that's what every child does. You try to work out problems as you go along. Same thing as an adult. Some people get therapy, some people get to make movies. See more »

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Johnny Depp is a godfather of his son Billy Ray Burton. See more »

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Many of his films prominently feature castles, churches or other old buildings See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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