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Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, 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... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

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(1990)
Frankenweenie Producer
(2012)
Corpse Bride Producer
(2005)

Filmography

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  Beetlejuice 2 (executive producer) (announced)
 2022 Wednesday (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Dumbo (executive producer)
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass (producer - produced by)
 2014/I Big Eyes (producer)
 2013 Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers (Short) (producer)
 2012 Frankenweenie (producer)
 2012 Linkin Park: Powerless (Music Video) (producer)
 2009/I 9 (producer)
 2005 Corpse Bride (producer - produced by)
 2000 Lost in Oz (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 The World of Stainboy (TV Mini Series short) (producer)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (producer)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (producer)
 1995 Batman Forever (producer)
 1994 A Visit with Vincent (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1994 Ed Wood (producer)
 1994 Cabin Boy (producer)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (producer)
 1993 Family Dog (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Family Dog Goes Homeless (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Family Dog Gets Good and Sick (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Party Animal (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Dog Days of Summer (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Call of the Mild (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Batman Returns (producer)
 1989-1991 Beetlejuice (TV Series short) (executive producer - 94 episodes)
- Not So Peaceful Pines (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Journey to the Centre of the Neitherworld (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Catmandu Got Your Tongue (1991) ... (executive producer)
- King BJ (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Relatively Pesty (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (producer)
 1982 Luau (Short) (producer)
 1979 Stalk of the Celery Monster (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote book of short stories "The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories". See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 27 Interviews | 32 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Lena Gieseke  (divorced)

Children:

Burton, Billy-Ray | See more »

Parents:

Burton (Erickson), Jean Rae | Burton, William Reed

Relatives:

Burton, Daniel (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[Becoming a movie director] "There was one moment, and it happened in school. I had a big final exam--we were supposed to write a 20-page report on this book about Houdini [Harry Houdini]. I probably would have loved reading it, but I didn't, so I just decided to make a little super-8 movie based on it. I tied myself to the railroad tracks and all that. I mean, this is kid stuff, but it impressed... See more »

Trivia:

He has a phobia of chimpanzees. See more »

Trademark:

Shoots almost exclusively in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio. See more »

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