Knowledge Identifier: +Tim_Burton
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (63%), United Kingdom (13%), (5%)
Linked to: California Institute of the Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Burbank High School, Fox Broadcasting Company
Arts in Santa Clarita, California, CA in 1979.
While at Disney in 1982, Burton made his first short, Vincent, a six minute black and white stop motion film based on a poem written by the filmmaker, and depicting a young boy who fantasizes that he is his (and Burton's) hero Vincent Price, with Price himself providing narration.
Vincent Price - In 1982, Price provided the narrator's voice in "Vincent", Tim Burton's six-minute film about a young boy who flashes from reality into a fantasy where he is Vincent Price
Burton is remaking his 1984 short film Frankenweenie as a feature length stop motion film, distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
Frankenstein (1931 film) - A live-action parody film, "Frankenweenie", depicting Victor Frankenstein as a modern American boy and his deceased pet dog as the monster, was made by Tim Burton in 1984
David Newman (composer) - His first film work was on Tim Burton's short film "Frankenweenie" in 1984
Alice Nunn - Although she played many roles across her 31-year career, she is primarily remembered for her role as Large Marge, the scary lady truck driver, in Tim Burton's 1985 film "Pee-wee's Big Adventure", which is number 5 on the IFC list of the 25 scariest moments in non-horror film history
Harry Belafonte - Also in 1988, Tim Burton used "The Banana Boat Song" and "Jump in the Line" in his movie "Beetlejuice"
When the film opened in June 1989, it was backed by the biggest marketing and merchandising campaign in film history at the time, and became one of the biggest box office hits of all time, grossing well over US$250 million in the US alone and $400 million worldwide and earning critical acclaim for the performances of both Keaton and Nicholson, as well as the film's production aspects, which won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
Jerry Hall - In 1989, Hall appeared in director Tim Burton's "Batman", in a supporting role as Alicia Hunt, a gangster's moll who is disfigured by The Joker
Nelvana - In September 1989, ABC began to air one of the company's products: an animated series based on Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice"
In 1990, Burton co-wrote and directed Edward Scissorhands, re-uniting with Winona Ryder from Beetlejuice.
Paul Reubens - During the 1990s, Reubens kept a low profile, dedicating himself to write and collect a variety of things, "everything from fake food, to lamps", although he did do some dubbing and took small parts in films such as 1992's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Tim Burton's "Batman Returns" and 1996's "Matilda" and "Dunston Checks In"
Vincent Schiavelli - In 1990, he played the Subway Ghost in "Ghost" and in 1992, he played in Tim Burton's "Batman Returns" as the "Organ Grinder", one of the Penguin's henchmen
Johnny Depp - In 1990, he undertook the quirky title role of the Tim Burton film, Edward Scissorhands.
Burton was married to Lena Gieseke, a German-born artist, for two years, whom he left to live with model and actress Lisa Marie; she acted in the films he made during their relationship from 1992 to 2001, most notably in Ed Wood and Mars Attacks/ After leaving her, Burton developed a romantic liaison with English actress Helena Bonham Carter, whom he met while filming Planet of the Apes.
Stan Winston - In 1992, he was nominated with yet another Tim Burton film, this time for Burton's superhero sequel, "Batman Returns", where his effects on Danny DeVito as The Penguin, Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, and in delivering Burton's general vision for what was an increasingly Gothic Gotham City earned him more recognition for his work ethic and loyalty to what was an intrinsic ability to bring different directors' ideas to life
Mars Attacks! - Jonathan Gems, who had previously written multiple unproduced screenplays for director Tim Burton, came up with his own idea for a "Mars Attacks" films in 1993
Glenn Shadix - "Beetlejuice" filmmaker Tim Burton went on to cast Shadix in 1993's "The Nightmare Before Christmas", and the 2001 remake of "Planet of the Apes"
In 1994, Burton and frequent co-producer Denise Di Novi produced the 1994 fantasy-comedy Cabin Boy, starring comedian Chris Elliott and directed/written by Adam Resnick.
Paul Marco - According to Tim Burton's 1994 movie "Ed Wood", Paul Marco founded his own fan club, of which he served as president, and spent his time signing autographs
Tor Johnson - In 1994, Johnson was portrayed in director Tim Burton's film, "Ed Wood", about cult director Edward D. Wood, Jr., by the wrestler, George "The Animal" Steele
Marlon Wayans - He was formally signed for the role in the 1995 sequel "Batman Forever" to play opposite Billy Dee Williams as Two-Face, but the mid-production change in directors from Tim Burton to Joel Schumacher would result in both parts being recast and Wayans being paid out , for which he still receives some royalty payments to this day
In 1996, Burton and Selick reunited for the musical fantasy James and the Giant Peach, based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Christopher Lee - Lee is one of the favourite actors of Tim Burton and has become a regular in many of Burton's films, having now worked for the director five times since 1999
Planet of the Apes (2001 film) - Entitled "The Visitor" and billed as "episode one in the Chronicles of Aschlar", Broyles' script caught the attention of director Tim Burton, who was hired in February 2000
Charlton Heston - In 2001, Heston made a cameo appearance as an elderly, dying chimpanzee in Tim Burton's remake of Planet of the Apes.
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa - In between those two films, Tagawa played Attar's mentor Krull in Tim Burton's 2001 version of "Planet of the Apes"
Miley Cyrus - In 2003, Cyrus was credited under her birth name for her role as "Young Ruthie" in Tim Burton's Big Fish.
John August - Since 2003, August has written the screenplay for several Tim Burton films, including "Corpse Bride", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" , and "Frankenweenie"
In 2004, Matthew Bourne came to Burton with the idea to turn the story of Edward into a ballet.
Oscar James - He appeared in the 2005 Tim Burton adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", where he played a shopkeeper
Deep Roy - His most notable role is playing all the Oompa-Loompas in Tim Burton's 2005 adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Vincent D'Onofrio - In 2005 he directed and starred in the short "'Five Minutes, Mr. Welles"' , which represented a culmination of D'Onofrio's desire to improve on his performance as Welles in "Ed Wood", which in spite of D'Onofrio's striking physical resemblance to the actor/director, reportedly left director Tim Burton underwhelmed
Corpse Bride - In a 2005, interview with About.com, Tim Burton spoke about the differences between directing "Corpse Bride" and "The Nightmare Before Christmas", saying: "The difference on that was that one I had designed completely
Jordan Fry - "'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"' is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton
Corpse Bride - "'Corpse Bride"', often referred to as "' Tim Burton's Corpse Bride"', is a 2005 British-American stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007 film) - "'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"' is a 2007 musical horror film directed by Tim Burton
The exhibition was displayed at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from November 26, 2010 to April 17, 2011.
Helena Bonham Carter - Bonham Carter joined the cast of partner Tim Burton's 2010 film, "Alice in Wonderland" as The Red Queen
Anne Hathaway (actress) - In 2010, she starred in the box office hits "Valentine's Day", Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", and "Love and Other Drugs" and won an Emmy *award for her voice-over performance on "The Simpsons"
Anne Hathaway - In 2010, she starred in the box office hits "Valentine's Day", Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", and "Love and Other Drugs" and won an Emmy *award for her voice-over performance on "The Simpsons"
Michael Sheen - In other 2010 film work, Sheen provided the voices for characters in Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" and Disney's "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue" and appeared as a terrorist in "Unthinkable"
Jim Lemley - The film was co-produced with Bekmambetov and Tim Burton and garnered the producing team a nomination for 'Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures' for the 2010 Producers Guild *awards
Avril Lavigne - In January 2010, while simultaneously writing and recording for her new album, Lavigne worked with Disney clothing designs inspired by Tim Burton's feature film, "Alice in Wonderland"
Christopher Lee - In 2011, Lee was *awarded the BAFTA Academy Fellowship by Tim Burton
Bella Heathcote - In February 2011, Tim Burton selected Heathcote to play Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres in his film adaptation of "Dark Shadows", released in 2012
Eva Green - In February 2011, Green was cast as Angelique Bouchard in Tim Burton's film adaptation of "Dark Shadows"
Bruno Delbonnel - He worked on Tim Burton's 2012 film "Dark Shadows", and with The Coen Brothers on their 2013 film "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Christopher Lee - In 2012, Lee marked his fifth collaboration with Tim Burton by appearing in his film adaptation of the gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows"
Conchata Ferrell - In 2012, she had her 1st film voice role as Bob's Mom in the 2012 film "Frankenweenie" which was directed by Tim Burton
Chloe Grace Moretz - She appeared in the 2012 Tim Burton film "Dark Shadows", a remake of the popular soap opera, playing the role of Carolyn Stoddard, a rebellious teenage daughter
Dwight Frye - The 2012 Tim Burton film "Dark Shadows" features a cameo by Cooper performing the song
Winona Ryder - She was reunited with Tim Burton for a role in the animated 3D feature film "Frankenweenie", released in October 2012