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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 & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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Worked on the development of the film adaptation of The Death of Superman, Superman/Doomsday (2007), for about a year, even storyboarding the entire film. Left the project due to budget and creative differences. 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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5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about the Batman characters]: "These are some of the wildest characters in comics and yet, they seem the most real to me." See more »

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His childhood dream was to be in a monster costume wrecking Tokyo but since he couldn't be Godzilla he decided to be an animator. See more »

Trademark:

Fathers are portrayed in a negative light in his films. Whether they be dead (Batman (1989)), purposely ditched their children (Batman Returns (1992)), the main characters have remorse against them because of bad childhood memories (Sleepy Hollow (1999), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), or weren't there while their child was growing up (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (... See more »

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