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Danny Elfman


As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's directorial debut, Forbidden Zone (1980) (now ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Daniel Beilzebelsman | The Bloody Elf | Dan of the Dead | Bloody Elf-Thing | Danny Elfbones | Daniel Elfman | Dan Elfman | Red Wolf Elfman | Red-Wolf Elfman | Elfmunster | Nightmare on Elfstreet | Scabby Elfthing | Danny Skellingelfman | half-Elf half-Man

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I've known Sam [Raimi] for almost 15 years. Spider-Man 2 was my fifth movie with him and all I can say is that the person who was there at the end of Spider-Man 2 was not Sam. I don't know who it was, but it wasn't Sam. It was as close to living out Invasion of the Body Snatchers as I've ever experienced. To see such a profound negative change in a human being was almost enough to make me feel ... See more »

Trivia:

His father is Milton Elfman, who made an uncredited appearance in the film, Forbidden Zone (1980). See more »

Trademark:

Brooding Gothic compositions See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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