Tim Burton
Burton at the 85th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
2 Nominations
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born August 25, 1958
Burbank, California, USA

Tim Burton is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for his dark, quirky-themed movies. Burton is known for using recurring collaborators on his works; among them are Johnny Depp, who has become a close friend of Burton since their first film together; musician Danny Elfman, who has composed scores 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, sketches and other artwork, entitled "The Art of Tim Burton", was released in 2009.


78th Academy Awards, 2005
Best Animated FeatureTim Burton's Corpse Bridge (shared with Mike Johnson)
85th Academy Awards, 2012
Best Animated FeatureFrankenweenie

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