Tim Burton


Birthday August 25, 1958

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Burbank, CA

Age 65 years old

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Director, producer, animator, and artist known for his highly stylized gothic-fantasy films. His best-known features include BatmanBatman ReturnsEd WoodBeetlejuiceEdward ScissorhandsBig Fish, and The Nightmare Before Christmas

Before Fame

He would make silent stop motion films in his backyard on 8mm film as a kid. He made the short animated film The Island of Doctor Agor when he was 13. 


He wrote and illustrated a poetry book entitled The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories in 1997. 

Family Life

He married German artist Lena Gieseke on February 22, 1989, but left her for model and actress Lisa Marie, whom he met while filming Ed Wood and Mars Attacks! He had two children named Billy and Nell with English actress Helena Bonham Carter, whom he was in a relationship with from 2001 to 2014. 

Associated With

He and Johnny Depp worked together on many movies across several decades, including Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


Tim Burton Highlights
Tim Burton Highlights