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Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), cat-themed gift shop owner, 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 in ... See full bio »
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Directed The Killers music video "Bones" (2006). See more »

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12 Print Biographies | 27 Interviews | 25 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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 »


Is scheduled to direct the Broadway musical version of his film Batman (1989). See more »


His heroes are often neurotic, somewhat cowardly and bizarre yet also intelligent and highly moral See more »

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