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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 22 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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  Beetlejuice 2 (executive producer) (announced)
 2014 Big Eyes (producer)
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 2012 Frankenweenie (producer)
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 1994 Ed Wood (producer)
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 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
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Other Works:

Book (ed., Paul A. Woods): "A Child's Garden of Nightmares", 2002. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[on WB's lame suggestions for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)] "They thought the Charlie character should be more proactive and that Wonka should be more of a father figure, and I'm sitting there thinking, 'Willy Wonka is NOT a father figure! If that's your idea of a father figure, yikes. Willy Wonka's a weirdo.' " See more »

Trivia:

Credits his former fiancée, Lisa Marie, as his muse. She is often in his projects (Ed Wood (1994), Mars Attacks! (1996), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The World of Stainboy (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001)) or is paid homage in them (she was the inspiration for The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)'s Sally). See more »

Trademark:

Affectionate homages to the films of his childhood See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo