Biography

Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland, his most recent film, that was the second highest-grossing film of 2010 as well as the sixth highest-grossing film of all time. Among Burton's many collaborators are Johnny Depp, who became a close friend since their film together, musician Danny Elfman (who has composed for all but five of the films Burton has directed and/or produced) and domestic partner Helena Bonham Carter. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009. Burton has directed 14 films as of 2010, and has produced 10 as of 2009. His next films are a film adaptation of soap opera Dark Shadows, which is slated to begin production in January 2011 and a remake of his short Frankenweenie, which will be released on October 5, 2012.

Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland, his most recent film, that was the second highest-grossing film of 2010 as well as the sixth highest-grossing film of all time. Among Burton's many collaborators are Johnny Depp, who became a close friend since their film together, musician Danny Elfman (who has composed for all but five of the films Burton has directed and/or produced) and domestic partner Helena Bonham Carter. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997, and a compilation of his drawings, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009. Burton has directed 14 films as of 2010, and has produced 10 as of 2009. His next films are a film adaptation of soap opera Dark Shadows, which is slated to begin production in January 2011 and a remake of his short Frankenweenie, which will be released on October 5, 2012.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1958-08-25

Place of Birth Burbank, California, USA

Official Site http://timburton.com/

Also Known As

  • Тим Бертон
  • 蒂姆·伯顿
  • ทิม เบอร์ตัน
  • ティム・バートン
  • تيم برتون
  • 팀 버튼

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Beetlejuice 2Director
2019 DumboDirector
2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenDirector
2014 Big EyesDirector
2012 Miniatures in Motion: Bringing Frankenweenie to LifeDirector
2012 FrankenweenieDirector
2012 Dark ShadowsDirector
2010 Alice in WonderlandDirector
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetDirector
2005 Corpse BrideDirector
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryDirector
2003 Big FishDirector
2001 Planet of the ApesDirector
2000 The World of StainboyDirector
1999 Sleepy HollowDirector
1996 Mars Attacks!Director
1994 Ed WoodDirector
1994 Conversations with VincentDirector
1992 Batman ReturnsDirector
1990 Edward ScissorhandsDirector
1989 BatmanDirector
1988 BeetlejuiceDirector
1986 Aladdin and His Wonderful LampDirector
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)Director
1985 Pee-wee's Big AdventureDirector
1984 FrankenweenieDirector
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)Director
1982 Hansel and GretelDirector
1982 LuauDirector
1982 VincentDirector
1979 Stalk of the Celery MonsterDirector
1979 Doctor of DoomDirector
1971 Prehistoric CavemanDirector
1971 The Island of Doctor AgorDirector

Acting

2016 The Grand Tour(1 episode) as Himself
2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children as Passenger on an attraction (uncredited)
2015 Live From Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton
2015 Karel Zeman: Adventurer in Film as Himself
2015 The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? as Himself
2013 Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck as Himself
2012 Miniatures in Motion: Bringing Frankenweenie to Life as Himself
2012 The Batmobile as Himself
2012 Spider-Man - Once Upon a Time the Super Heroes as Himself
2011 Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan as himself
2010 Christopher Lee - Gentleman des Grauens as Himself
2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty as Himself
2005 Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight as Himself
2004 Mario Bava: Operazione paura as Himself
2000 Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre as Himself
1999 Twice in a Lifetime(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Himself
1994 The Making of Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' as Himself
1994 Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos as Himself
1994 Conversations with Vincent as Himself
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas as Zero (voice)
1993 The Making of 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' as Himself
1992 Hoffa as Corpse
1992 Singles as Brian
1992 The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin as Himself
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1982 Luau as The Supreme Being / Mortie
1979 The Muppet Movie
1971 The Island of Doctor Agor as Doctor Agor
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Tim Burton

Production

2016 Alice Through the Looking GlassProducer
2014 Big EyesProducer
2013 Captain Sparky vs. The Flying SaucersProducer
2012 FrankenweenieProducer
2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterProducer
2009 9Producer
2005 Corpse BrideProducer
2000 Lost in OzProducer
2000 The World of StainboyProducer
1996 Mars Attacks!Producer
1996 James and the Giant PeachProducer
1995 Batman ForeverProducer
1994 Ed WoodProducer
1994 Conversations with VincentProducer
1994 Cabin BoyProducer
1993 The Nightmare Before ChristmasProducer
1993 Family Dog(12 episodes)Producer
1992 Batman ReturnsProducer
1990 Edward ScissorhandsProducer
1989 Beetlejuice(107 episodes)Producer
1982 LuauProducer
1979 Stalk of the Celery MonsterProducer

Writing

2012 FrankenweenieIdea
2012 FrankenweenieCharacters
2005 Corpse BrideCharacters
2000 Lost in OzStory
1993 The Nightmare Before ChristmasWriter
1990 Edward ScissorhandsStory
1984 FrankenweenieWriter
1982 Hansel and GretelWriter
1982 VincentScreenplay
1982 VincentWriter
1979 Doctor of DoomWriter
1971 The Island of Doctor AgorScreenplay

Art

1982 VincentProduction Design

Creator

1989 BeetlejuiceCreator

Crew

2007 SickoThanks

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